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Folder 5, 1741-1791 and undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: id94124

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection of documents, 1655-1791, most of which relate to King William III and Queen Mary II of England. Includes correspondence of and warrants signed by William III; letter of Mary II; documents signed by Sir Christopher Wren; documents written by Samuel Pepys; order signed by James II; letter of Leopold, Emperor of Germany; engravings of William III; and a printed announcement of the ascension of William and Mary to the throne of England. Some documents are in French and Latin but some include transcriptions and translations. The Pepys documents which are in shorthand include transcriptions. Some documents available in transcript. The collection was a gift of Thomas G. Pullen and Louise Rowe Pullen, but was purchased from various sources.

Oversize box (Acc. 1989.14) contains 1688/89 Dutch satirical broadside entitled, "Arlequin Deodat, et Pamirge Hypochondriaques," depicting King James II, King William III and King Louis XIV, with four columns of verse, the first two in French and the latter two in English.  It is a variant of 1689 broadside.  16.25" x 22.5".

Addition 2008.312:  Payment request to the Treasury to pay "To the Treasurer of the Ordnance...3000," "...of the Navy for the Vicheallors...3000," Queen Dowager in part of her Quarter on such War. as you shall receive from their...1500," and "To the Earle of Rarelagh for the ....1500."  Written by a secretary but signed by William III.


  • Creation: 1741-1791 and undated


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 3.50 Linear Feet


From the Collection: English

From the Collection: French

From the Collection: Dutch; Flemish

From the Collection: Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository