Sir John Vanbrugh (1475?–1552)

Verse by or Attributed to Vanbrugh

A Bumper Sqr Jones (‘Yea good ffellows all’)

Unpublished?

VaJ 0.5

Copy of a song in a musical setting, ascribed to Vanbrugh.

In: An oblong quarto songbook, in two or more hands, 68 leaves, in modern half brown morocco. c.1724.

Inscribed (f. 34r) ‘Challis Mather 1742’. Acquired from R. N. James, 6 April 1888.

British Library, Add. MS 33351, f. 34v.

The Rival (‘Of all the Torments, all the Cares’)

First published in A Collection of New Songs, Second Book (London, 1699). Poetical Miscellanies: The Fifth Part (London, 1704), p. 317. Possibly by William Walsh (but not included in his Works (London, 1736)). Also attributed (less likely) to Sir George Etherege. Thorpe, p. 61.

VaJ 1

Copy, the poem here dated ‘1698’.

In: A folio miscellany of poems on affairs of state, in two or more professional hands, 303 leaves, in modern black morocco gilt. In two parts: Part I on ff. 1r-149r (followed by blanks and then an index on ff. 150-1); Part II, on ff. 152-302 (with an addition in another hand on f. 303), entitled A Collection of the most choice and Private Poems, Lampoons &c from the withdrawing of the late King James 1688 to the year 1701 Collected by a Person of Quality. c.1703.

A note of payment (f. 1r) for purchase on 25 March 1703. Owned by Robert Harley, first Earl of Oxford (1661-1724).

Cited in IELM, II.i, as the ‘Harley MS’: MaA Δ 6. Marvell recorded and selectively collated in Margoliouth and in POAS, I and II.

British Library, Harley MS 7315, ff. 278v-9r.

VaJ 2

Copy, the poem here dated ‘1699’, subscribed ‘By Mr. Vanbrook’, the name then deleted and subscribed in another ink ‘Walsh’.

In: A tall folio miscellany of poems on affairs of state, in professional hands, 257 leaves, in modern calf gilt. In three sections each with its own title-page. Early 1700s.

First section: ‘A Collection of Poems and Lampoons &ca Not yet Printed’.

Second section (f. 102r): ‘A Collection of Choice Poems, Satyrs, & Lampoons From 1672 to 1688 Never printed’.

Third section (f. 146r): ‘A Collection of Poems. From 1688 to 1699. 1703/4’.

This MS also formerly recorded in IELM as Sir George Etherege, EtG 111. Edited in part from this MS in Thorpe and collated pp. 138-9.

Folger, MS M.b.12, ff. 215v-16r.

VaJ 2.5

Copy, the poem here dated 1698.

In: A folio miscellany of poems on affairs of state, in a single neat hand, entitled ‘A Collection of the most choice and Private Poems, Lampoons &ca. from the withdrawing of the late King James 1688 to the year 1701. Collected by a person of Quality’, 298 pages (plus blanks), in contemporary calf. Early 18th century.

From the library of the Cowper family of Panshanger, Hertfordshire, and possibly once belonging to Sarah Cowper (née Holled, 1644-1720), Lady Cowper, and her husband Sir William Cowper, MP (1639-1706).

This MS recorded in IELM, II.i (1987), as Sir George Etherege, EtG 112.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 38, pp. 248-9.

VaJ 2.8

Copy, headed ‘The Rivall. By Mr: Walsh’ [ie. William Walsh (1662-1708), poet], the poem dated in the margin ‘1699’.

In: A folio miscellany of poems on affairs of state, entitled A Collection of Poems and Lampoons &ca Not yet Edited, in a single professional rounded hand (the same as in University of Nottingham, Pw V 42 and University of Nottingham, Pw V 43), 444 pages (plus blanks and an eleven-page index), in contemporary calf. c.1705.

This MS text formerly recorded in IELM as Sir George Etherege EtG 113. Edited in part from this MS in Thorpe and collated pp. 138-9.

University of Nottingham, Pw V 44, pp. 302-4.

VaJ 3

Copy, headed ‘The Rival 1698 By mr: Vanbrook’.

In: A tall folio miscellany of poems on affairs of state, in probably a single professional rounded hand, with (ff. 3r-5r) a ‘Table’ of contents, 152 leaves (plus blanks), in contemporary calf. c.early 1700s.

Bookplate of Sir William Augustus Fraser, Bt (1826-98), of Ledeclune and Morar.

This MS text formerly recorded in IELM as Sir George Etherege EtG 114. Edited in part from this MS in Thorpe and collated pp. 138-9. A transcript of this MS by George Thorn-Drury (1860-1932) is in the Bodleian (MS Eng. poet. e. 50, p. 117).

University of Nottingham, Pw V 48, f. 124r-v.

A song set by Mr Vanburghe A 2 voice (‘For bright Irene fair and young, poor Damon sigh'd in vain’)

VaJ 3.5

Copy, in a musical setting.

In: A quarto songbook, 138 leaves. Mid-18th-century.

Once owned by John Henry Mee.

Oxford Music Faculty, MS Mee e.1, f. 10v.

To a Lady More Cruel than Fair (‘Why d'ye with such Disdain refuse’)

First published, ascribed to ‘Mr Vanbrook’, in Poetical Miscellanies: The Fifth Part (London, 1704), pp. 245-6.

VaJ 4

Copy, ascribed to ‘Mr Vanbrook’.

In: A quarto verse miscellany entitled ‘A Collection of Poems by Various Hands, but chiefly by Mr Peart, and Miss Sally Bate and Copy'd out in this Book by Miss Eleanor Peart [of Stamford, Lincolnshire] in 1768’, ii + 370 pages, in calf gilt. 1768 [-1814].

Acquired in 1924 from Falconer Madan (1851-1935), librarian and bibliographer.

Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 28, pp. 346-7.

VaJ 5

Copy, headed ‘To a Lady more Cruel than Fair by Mr. Vanbrook on Lady S’, subscribed ‘Nov: 1703’.

In: A quarto miscellany of verse, chiefly poems on affairs of state, in a single cursive rounded hand, i + 88 leaves, in modern half black morocco. c.1701-12.

Anonymous note of purchase in London (f. i) on 17 November 1701. Presented by Sir Thomas Barrett Lennard, Bt, 7 May 1921.

British Library, Add. MS 40060, ff. 32v-3v.

VaJ 6

Copy, the poem here dated ‘1698’, corrected and inscribed afterwards in another hand ‘By Sr John Vanburgh’.

In: the MS described under VaJ 1. c.1703.

British Library, Harley MS 7315, f. 279r-v.

VaJ 7

Copy, untitled, on a single folio leaf.

In: A folio composite volume of papers, 171 leaves. Assembled by Dr W. Wall. c.1700.

British Library, Sloane MS 1731, A, f. 120r.

VaJ 8

Copy, subscribed ‘Vanbrook’.

In: A folio verse miscellany, in possibly two neat rounded hands, 366 pages plus a five-page index, dated at the end ‘Finis August ye. 6th 1717’. 1715-17.

University of Chicago, MS 553, p. 183.

VaJ 9

Copy, the poem dated ‘1699’ and subscribed ‘Mr Vanbrok’.

In: the MS described under VaJ 2. Early 1700s.

Folger, MS M.b.12, f. 202r-v.

VaJ 10

Copy, the poem here dated ‘1698’.

In: the MS described under VaJ 2.5. Early 18th century.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 38, pp. 249-50.

VaJ 10.5

Copy, in a rounded hand, the second poem (on the third page) in a pair of conjugate folio leaves, once folded as a letter or packet. Late 17th-early 18th century.

In: A large double-folio-size guardbook of miscellaneous verse, in various hands and paper sizes, 186 leaves.

From the library of the Ormsby Gore family, Barons Harlech, of Brogyntyn (or Porkington), Oswestry, Shropshire.

National Library of Wales, Brogyntyn MS II. 57 Vol. I, f. 129r.

VaJ 11

Copy, as ‘By Mr: Vanbrook’, the poem dated in the margin ‘1699’.

In: the MS described under VaJ 2.8. c.1705.

University of Nottingham, Pw V 44, pp. 253-5.

VaJ 12

Copy, the poem dated ‘1698’.

In: the MS described under VaJ 3. c.early 1700s.

A transcript of this MS by George Thorn-Drury (1860-1932) is in the Bodleian (MS Eng. poet. e. 50, pp. 118-19).

University of Nottingham, Pw V 48, ff. 124v-5r.

Dramatic Works

The Country House

First published (translated from Florent-Carton Dancourt) in London, 1715. Works, II, 205-31.

VaJ 13

MS of an adaptation, ‘alter'd from Sir John Vanbrugh’ and with different dramatis personae, in a single cursive hand, entitled ‘The Country House a Farce’, 60 quarto leaves, written almost entirely on rectos only, in modern half-calf on marbled boards. Mid-18th century.

Presented in November 1864 by Coventry Patmore (1823-96), poet and essayist.

British Library, Add. MS 25959.

The Provok'd Wife

First published in London, 1697. Works, I, 103-92.

VaJ 14

Extracts from an early acting version of the play, as performed at Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre, on two membranes of vellum.

In: Official enrolled copy of an indictment of Thomas Betterton's company for profane or obscene expressions.

This MS discussed and extracts quoted in Joseph Wood Krutch, Comedy and Conscience after the Restoration (New York, 1924), pp. 171-2, and in T.C. Duncan Eaves and Ben D. Kimpel, ‘The Text of Congreve's Love for Love’, The Library, 5th Ser. 30 (1975), 334-6.

National Archives, Kew, KB 33/24/8, [no page numbers].

Miscellaneous

Account Books

*VaJ 15

A small folio autograph account book by Vanbrugh, being a detailed ‘Journal of All Receipts Payments and other financial Transactions, To be Transcrib'd fair into the Green book [monthly deleted]’, 65 leaves (plus 22 blanks and two loosely inserted documents). Covering (ff. 4-61v) the period 1 January 1714-15 to 15 March 1725/6, lacking entries for 26 January 1714/15 to 18 August 1715 and 3 April to 6 June 1717 on extracted leaves after ff. 4 and 14; also containing entries by Lady Vanbrugh (ff. 61v-5v) for the period from 9 April to 29 August 1726 (following the death of her husband on 26 March 1726). 1715-26.

Preserved among Lady Vanbrugh's papers formerly at her family home of Heslington Hall.

This MS edited in full in Downes (1977), pp. 174-241, with facsimiles of ff. 45r and 61v as his Plates 3 and 4. See also Register, Nos. 2493 and 2840.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN. 16.

*VaJ 16

A large folio autograph account book, containing (pp. 264-209 rev.) Vanbrugh's day-to-day expenses, 133 leaves (with a loosely inserted bifolium of accounts for 1723). Covering the period from 1 February 1721/2 to 30 December 1725; extended by Lady Vanbrugh after his death with her accounts (pp. 6-205) from 25 May 1728 to 26 November 1757 and (pp. 208-205 rev) her additional entries from April 1733 to February 1739. 1722-39.

Preserved among Lady Vanbrugh's papers formerly at her family home of Heslington Hall.

This MS recorded in Downes (1977), p. 174.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN. 17.

Sir John Vanbrugh's Justification of What He Depos'd in the Duke of Marlborough's late Tryal

First published [in London, 1721]. Works, IV (1928), pp. 177-92 (Appendix I, No. 1).

*VaJ 17

Exemplum of Vanbrugh's eight-page printed pamphlet. With his autograph deletions and changes, signed by him (p. 2). [1721].

Printed from this exemplum in Works. Discussed in Frances Harris, ‘Parliament and Blenheim Palace: The House of Lords Appeal of 1721’, Parliamentary History, 8 (1989), 43-62 (pp. 54-5, 61). A letter by Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, dated 4 May 1721, refers to this work as ‘Sr Johns libell again me’ (British Library, Add. MS 61464, f. 126r-v).

British Library, 115.k. 3.

Letters

Letter(s)

*VaJ 18

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Theophilus Hastings, seventh Earl of Huntingdon, from Chester, 28 December 1685. 1685.

Edited in John Barnard, ‘Sir John Vanbrugh: Two Unpublished Letters’, HLQ, 29 (1965-6), 347-52 (p. 348), and in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (pp. 603-4).

Huntington, HA 12929, [unnumbered item].

VaJ 19

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to Henry Browne, from Vincennes, 7 July 1691. 1691.

In: A folio letterbook of Henry Browne (c.1640-1717), fifth Viscount Montagu, Secretary of State to James II at St Germain, i + 290 leaves, in vellum. 1690-1.

Later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bt (1792-1872), manuscript and book collector: Phillipps MS 22411. Sotheby's, 1980 (Phillipps sale), lot 510.

Edited in Paul Hopkins, ‘John Vanbrugh's Imprisonment in France 1688-1693’, N&Q, 224 (December 1979), 529-34.

British Library, Add. MS 37662, ff. 191v-2r.

VaJ 20

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to his mother, Mrs Vanbrugh, from Vincennes, [30 October]-9 November 1691. 1691.

Edited in HMC, 71 Finch III (1957), 293-4, and in Downes (1977), p. 249 (Appendix B, No. 1).

Leicestershire Record Office, DG. 7/5/14.

*VaJ 21

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Blathwayt, Secretary of State for War, from The Bastille, Paris, 26 August (NS) 1692, and sent on to Daniel Finch, Earl of Nottingham, Secretary of State. 1692.

Edited in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (pp. 604-5), and in Downes (1977), pp. 249-50 (Appendix B, No. 2).

Leicestershire Record Office, Finch MSS, Box 4948, Box IV, Bundle 12.

*VaJ 22

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London, 25 December 1699. 1699.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence), with a facsimile of the last page in the sale catalogue, p. 257.

Edited in Works, IV, 3-5 (No. 1). Facsimile in IELM, II.ii (1993), Facsimile XVIII, after p. xxi.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 2, lxxvii.

*VaJ 23

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from Tadcaster, ‘Sunday noon’, 1700. 1700.

Edited in Works, IV, 6-7 (No. 2).

Castle Howard, J8/1/534.

*VaJ 24

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [John Holles, third Duke of Newcastle], from London, 15 June 1703. 1703.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 35-8 (Appendix I, No. 1, p. 229).

Alscot Park, Stratford-upon-Avon, [no shelfmark].

*VaJ 25

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob] Tonson, from London, 15 June 1703. 1703.

In: A file of miscellaneous autograph signatures.

Christie's, 17 December 1907 (Tonson sale), lot 167. Edited in Works, IV, 7-8 (No. 3). Register, No. 1724.

Harvard, Autograph File, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 26

Autograph letter by Vanbrugh, unsigned, to [Jacob] Tonson, from London, 13 July 1703. 1703.

Edited in Works, IV, 8-9 (No. 4). Register, No. 1727.

Folger, MS C.c.1(49).

VaJ 27

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 13 July 1703.

In: A quarto volume of transcripts by Edmond Malone (1741-1812), literary scholar, biographer and book collector, of letters to Jacob Tonson, copied ‘from the originals in the possn. of Willm. Baker, Esqre’, 143 pages (plus numerous blanks), in contemporary vellum. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 39-42.

*VaJ 28

Autograph letter, signed ‘JV’, to Jacob Tonson, from London, 30 July 1703. 1703.

Edited in Works, IV, 10-11 (No. 5).

Folger, MS C.c.1(50).

VaJ 29

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 30 July 1703.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 43-6.

*VaJ 30

Autograph letter signed, to Jacob Tonson, about the ‘Barus Expedition’, undated. c.1703-1719?.

Folger, MS C.c.1(54).

VaJ 31

Copy of Vanbrugh's undated letter to Jacob Tonson. c.1703-1719?.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 35-7.

*VaJ 32

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Sidney, Earl of Godolphin, Lord Treasurer], 9 November 1704. 1704.

Formerly among the Egerton-Warburton MSS at Arley Hall, Cheshire.

Recorded in HMC, 3rd Report (1872), Appendix, p. 291. Edited in Works, IV, 11-13 (No. 6).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 33

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent [? the Duke of Marlborough], respecting permission to work a quarry at Cornbury to use the material at Woodstock, from Woodstock, 10 June 1705. 1705.

Sotheby's, 14 April 1875, lot 847.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 35

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 22 June 1705. 1705.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, relating to Blenheim, in various hands, 257 leaves, in modern half-calf. Volume CCLIII of the Blenheim Papers.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 229-30 (Appendix 1, No. 2).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 3r-4r.

*VaJ 36

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Marlborough], from London, 24 August 1705. 1705.

In: A quarto composite volume chiefly of original letters by Sir Paul Rycaut (1729-1700), Resident at Hamburg, to William Blathwayt (1650-1717), secretary to William III in Flanders, 1692, i + 242 leaves, in 19th-century cloth.

Later in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bt (1792-1872), manuscript and book collector. Sotheby's. 17 May 1897, lot 170, to Halliday. Bernard Halliday's sale catalogue No. 167 (1933), item 1103.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 230-1 (Appendix 1, No. 3).

Bodleian, MS Eng. lett. e. 1, ff. 241r-2v.

*VaJ 37

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], 1 January 1705[/6]. 1706.

In: A folio composite volume of letters and papers of Henry Joynes, one of the Comptrollers of the works at Blenheim, principally his correspondence with Vanbrugh.

Edited in Works, IV, 207 (Appendix II, No. 1).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 4r-5v.

*VaJ 38

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent, about the payment of singers and dancers except Val. Margi and Mrs Sagioni and the disagreement of the Baroness, [c.February-March 1705/6?]. 1706.

Sotheby's, 19 May 1906, lot 174, to Harness.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 39

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 7 March 1705[/6]. 1706.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 209-10 (Appendix II, No. 5).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 20r-1v.

*VaJ 40

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter, from London, 8 November [1706]. 1706.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 210 (Appendix II, No. 6).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 197r-8v.

*VaJ 41

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes [Comptroller at Blenheim Palace], from London, 19 December 1706. 1706.

Edited in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (pp. 434-5).

Harvard, fMS Eng 870 (32).

*VaJ 42

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 11 January 1706[/7]. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 208 (Appendix II, No. 2).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 12r-13v.

*VaJ 43

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], 24 January 1706[/7]. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 208-9 (Appendix II, No. 3).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 16r-17v.

*VaJ 44

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, 6 March 1706[/7]. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 209 (Appendix II, No. 4).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 18r-19v.

*VaJ 45

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Sunderland, with an enclosed autograph memorandum recommending Mr Croxall, 11 July 1707. 1707.

In: A volume of official documents, 221 leaves. Volume DXIX of the Blenheim Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 61619, ff. 107r-9r.

*VaJ 46

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 15 July 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 231-2 (Appendix 1, No. 4).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 17r-18r.

*VaJ 47

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London 18 July 1707. 1707.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 13-14 (No. 7).

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 10, xli.

*VaJ 48

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 18 July 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 211-12 (Appendix II, No. 7, misdated ‘1710’).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 23r-4v.

*VaJ 49

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 25 July 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 232-3 (Appendix 1, No. 5).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 21r-2v.

*VaJ 50

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from Hatfield, 25 July 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 212-13 (Appendix II, No. 8).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 28r-9v.

*VaJ 51

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Henderskelfe, August [1707], in defective condition. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 223-4 (Appendix II, No. 24, [among letters of 1708]).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 195r-6v.

*VaJ 52

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London, 9 September 1707. 1707.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 15-16 (No. 8).

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 11, iv.

*VaJ 53

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Peter Le Neve, 16 October 1707.

Microfilm in the British Library (RP 683). Edited in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (pp. 435-6).

Princeton, RTC01 Box 21, fl. 11, unnumbered item [i].

*VaJ 54

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 18 November 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 214 (Appendix II, No. 10).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 34r-5v.

*VaJ 55

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 11 November 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 213-14 (Appendix II, No. 9). Facsimile example in T.J. Brown, ‘English Literary Autographs XLI’, The Book Collector, 11 (Spring 1962), 63.

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 33r-33bisv.

*VaJ 56

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 18 December 1707. 1707.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 214 (Appendix II, No. 11).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 36r-7v.

VaJ 57

Copy, in James Winston's hand, of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke], Vice-Chamberlain, 15 January [1707/8].

In: An octavo volume of theatrical material, compiled by James Winston (d.1849), manager of Drury Lane Theatre, 200 leaves. Early 19th century.

Edited from this MS in Coke Papers, pp. 72-3 (No. 46).

British Library, Add. MS 38607, f. 2r.

*VaJ 58

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Coke], Vice Chamberlain, 15 January [1707/8]. 1708.

College of Arms, Scrapbook Additions, No. 27.

VaJ 59

Copy, in Winston's hand, of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke], Vice-Chamberlain, [20 January 1707/8].

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 55r-6r.

*VaJ 60

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from Stevenage, 22 March 1707/8. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 19-20 (No. 11).

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 13, lii.

VaJ 60.5

Copy of a memorandum by Vanbrugh to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain, proposing a subsidy by the Queen, 21 February 1707/[8]. 19th century.

In: Letters.

New York Public Library, Drexel MS 1986, ff. 45r-6r.

*VaJ 61

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, supporting the application of ‘a very near Relation…for the Consulship of Lisbon’, 9 January [1707-10]. 1707-10.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence and miscellaneous papers, in various hands, 208 leaves. Volume DLV of the Blenheim Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 61655, ff. 35r-7v.

*VaJ 62

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain], [7 January 1707/8]. 1708.

Edited in Howard P. Vincent, ‘Two Unpublished Letters of Vanbrugh’, N&Q, 173 (21 August 1937), 128-9; in Whistler, p. 233 (Appendix I, No. 6); and in Coke Papers, pp. 50-1 (No. 29), Register, No. 1931.

Harvard Theatre Collection, TS 942.10F.

*VaJ 63

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Coke], Vice Chamberlain, [20 January 1707/8]. 1708.

Edited in E.V. Unger and W.A. Jackson, The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library: English Literature 1475-1700, 3 vols (New York, 1940), III, 1058-9; in Ronald Kern, ‘Documents relating to Company Management, 1705-1711’, Theatre Notebook, 14 (1959), 60-5 (where the letter is incorrectly dated 1711); in Arthur R. Huseboe, ‘Vanbrugh: Additions to the Correspondence’, PQ, 53 (1974), 135-40 (pp. 136-7); and in Coke Papers, pp. 73-4 (No. 47). Register, No. 1948. Also typed transcript in Westminster City Archives (A.M. Broadley, ‘Annals of the Haymarket’ (1911), Vol. II, f. iii).

University of Texas at Austin, Pforzheimer MS 117.

VaJ 64

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke], Vice Chamberlain, [20 January 1707/8]. 19th century.

In: the MS described under VaJ 60.5.

New York Public Library, Drexel MS 1986, f. ‘43’.

*VaJ 66

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London, 24 February 1707/8. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 16-17 (No. 9). Register, No. 1958.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 13, xxviii.

*VaJ 67

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London, 16 March 1707/8. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 17-19(No. 10). Register, No. 1970.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 13, xlviii.

*VaJ 68

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 29 March 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 215 (Appendix II, No. 12).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 38r-9v.

*VaJ 69

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 1 April 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 215-16 (Appendix II, No. 13).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 40r-1v.

VaJ 70

Copy, in James Winston's hand, of a letter by Vanbrugh to [Thomas Coke], Vice-Chamberlain, [mid-April 1708].

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

Edited from this MS in Coke Papers, pp. 100-1 (No. 64). Register, No. 1974.

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 32r-3r.

VaJ 71

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain, [mid-April 1708]. 19th century.

In: the MS described under VaJ 60.5.

New York Public Library, Drexel MS 1986, f. 58r.

*VaJ 72

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from Henley, 25 April 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 216 (Appendix II, No. 14).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 42r-3v.

*VaJ 73

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to William Boulter [Clerk of the Ordnance], from London, 1 May 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 217 (Appendix II, No. 14).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 44r-5v.

*VaJ 74

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Coke, Vice-Chamberlain], 14 May 1708. 1708.

Edited in John Barnard, ‘Sir John Vanbrugh: Two Unpublished Letters’, HLQ, 29 (1965-6), 347-52 (pp. 349-51); in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (pp. 606-7); and in Coke Papers, pp. 109-10 (No. 70). Register. No. 1981.

Huntington, HA 12929, [unnumbered item].

VaJ 75

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke, Vice-Chamberlain], 14 May [1708]. c.[1708].

Huntington, HA 6833.

VaJ 76

Copy, in James Winston's hand, of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke], Vice-Chamberlain, 14 May [1708].

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

Edited from this MS in Coke Papers, pp. 109-10 (No. 70).

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 54r-5r.

*VaJ 77

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 19 June 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 218-19 (Appendix II, No. 16).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 47r-8v.

*VaJ 78

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London. 24 June 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 219 (Appendix II, No. 17).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 50r-1v.

*VaJ 79

Letter signed by Vanbrugh (‘JV’), to [?possibly Arthur Maynwaring], on two quarto leaves, from Blenheim, 8 July 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Works, IV, 22-3 (Appendix II, No. 13).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 40r-1r.

VaJ 80

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [?possibly Arthur Maynwaring], on two folio leaves, from Blenheim, 8 July 1708. c.1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 42r-3v.

*VaJ 81

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], 17 July 1708. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 24-5 (No. 14). Register, No. 1988.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 14, lvi.

*VaJ 82

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from Biggleswade, 17 August 1708. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 25-6 (No. 15). Register, No. 1991.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 14, lxxi.

*VaJ 83

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 14 September 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 26-7 (No. 16).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 46r-7v.

*VaJ 84

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 21 September 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 219-20 (Appendix II, No. 18).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 54r-5v.

*VaJ 85

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 28 September 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 220 (Appendix II, No. 19).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 56r.

*VaJ 86

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 6 November 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 220-1 (Appendix II, No. 20).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 58r-9v.

*VaJ 87

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 30 November 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 221-2 (Appendix II, No. 21).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 61r-2v.

*VaJ 88

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 9 December 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 222 (Appendix II, No. 22).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 65r-6v.

*VaJ 89

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 26 December 1708. 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 223 (Appendix II, No. 23).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 6r-8v.

*VaJ 90

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 13 January 1708[/9]. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 224 (Appendix II, No. 25).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 69r-70v.

*VaJ 91

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 10 February 1708/9. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 224-5 (Appendix II, No. 26).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 71r-2v.

*VaJ 93

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 17 February 1708/9. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 225 (Appendix II, No. 27).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 73r.

*VaJ 94

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Hopkins, Under-Secretary of State], 5 May 1709. 5 May 1709.

In: A composite volume of letters, 251 leaves. Volume CCCCXXIII of the Blenheim Papers.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 233-4 (Appendix I, No. 7).

British Library, Add. MS 61523, ff. 244r-5r.

*VaJ 95

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Charles Montagu, Earl of Manchester], from London, 11 May 1708. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1987, in lot 257 (The Manchester Correspondence).

Edited in Works, IV, 20-3 (No. 12). Register, No. 1979.

Yale, Osborn MS 87.7.1, Vol. 14, x.

*VaJ 96

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Lord Godolphin], from Blenheim, 31 May 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 27-8 (No. 17).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 52r-3r.

VaJ 97

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [Lord Godolphin], from Blenheim, 31 May 1709. c.1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 54r-5v.

VaJ 98

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [Lord Godolphin], from Blenheim, 31 May 1709. c.1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 56r-v.

*VaJ 99

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 9 June 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 28-9 (No. 18).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 58r-v.

*VaJ 100

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 11 June 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 30-2 (No. 20).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 60r-1v.

*VaJ 101

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 14 July 1709. 14 July 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 33-4 (No. 22).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 68r-9v.

*VaJ 102

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [? Lord Ryalton], from Blenheim, 18 July 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Works, IV, 34-6 (No. 23).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 72r-3v.

*VaJ 103

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 25 July 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 36-7 (No. 24).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 74r-5v.

*VaJ 104

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 29 September 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 225-6 (Appendix II, No. 28).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 78r-9v.

*VaJ 105

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugj, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 1 November 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 37-8 (No. 25).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 82r-3r.

*VaJ 106

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Henry Joynes], from Oxford, 22 November 1709. 1709.

Edited in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (p. 436).

Harvard Theatre Collection, TS 953.10F (15).

*VaJ 107

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent, from London, 6 December 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 226 (Appendix II, No. 29).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 81r-v.

*VaJ 108

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 18 December 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 226-7 (Appendix II, No. 30).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 83r-83bisv.

*VaJ 109

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 20 December 1709. 20 December 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 227-8 (Appendix II, No. 31).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 84r-5v.

*VaJ 110

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Samuel Travers, [Surveyor-General for Blenheim Palace], from Whitehall, 30 November [1709 or 1710]. 1709/10.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 38-9 (No. 26).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 133r-4v.

*VaJ 111

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 14 March 1709/10. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 236 (Appendix II, No. 46, the date given as ‘1710[11?]’).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 87r-8v.

*VaJ 112

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes and Tilleman Bobart [Comptrollers at Blenheim Palace], 1 April 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 228 (Appendix II, No. 32).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 90r-1v.

*VaJ 113

Autograph letter signed, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 28 April 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Extract from Coxe's transcript edited in Works, IV, 39-40 (No. 27); edited complete from the original in Whistler, pp. 235-6 (Appendix I, No. 10).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 86r-7r.

*VaJ 114

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 29 April 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 228-9 (Appendix II, No. 33).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 93r-93bisv.

*VaJ 115

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 6 May 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 229 (Appendix II, No. 34).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 94r-5v.

*VaJ 116

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], [27 May 1710]. [1710].

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 236-7 (Appendix I, No. 11).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 88r-v.

VaJ 117

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duchess of Marlborough], [27 May 1710]. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 89r-90v.

VaJ 118

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 27 May 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 237-8 (Appendix I, No. 12).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 91r-2r.

VaJ 119

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 27 May 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited from thence in Whistler, pp. 237-8 (Appendix I, No. 12).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 93r-4r.

*VaJ 120

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes and Tilleman Bobart, from London, 6 June 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 229-30 (Appendix II, No. 35).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 96r-7v.

*VaJ 121

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 6 June 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 40-1 (No. 28).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 95r-6r.

*VaJ 122

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 8 June 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 230 (Appendix II, No. 36).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 98r-9v.

*VaJ 123

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 24 June 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 41-2 (No. 29).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 97r-v.

*VaJ 124

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 1 August 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 42 (No. 30).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 101r-v.

*VaJ 125

Autograph letter signed, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 31 August 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 43 (No. 31).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 103r-v.

*VaJ 126

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 7 September 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 231 (Appendix II, No. 37).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 103r-4v.

*VaJ 127

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 21 September 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 231 (Appendix II, No. 38).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 106r-7v.

*VaJ 128

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 22 September 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 43-4 (No. 32).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 105r-6r.

*VaJ 129

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Robert Harley, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710. 1710.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence and papers relating to the Office of Works, particularly St Paul's Cathedral, ii + 151 leaves, in modern half-morocco. Volume XLVI of the Portland Papers.

Formerly Loan MS 29/217.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), p. 136. Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 46 (No. 33b) and 193-4.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 84r.

VaJ 130

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Robert Harley, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury. 1710.

In: A folio composite volume of letters and papers of Henry Joynes, one of the Comptrollers of the works at Blenheim, in various hands.

British Library, Add. MS 19602, f. 85r.

VaJ 131

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Robert Harley, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of his report sent to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 46 (No. 33b) and 193-4.

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 108v.

VaJ 131.5

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Robert Harley, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury. c.1710.

In: MS volume.

British Library, Add. MS 61356, f. 38r-v.

VaJ 132

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, and signed by Vanbrugh, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 44 (No. 33).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 104r.

VaJ 133

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 44 (No. 33).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 108r.

VaJ 134

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Lord Poulet, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 45-6 (No. 33a).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 104r-v.

VaJ 135

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to Lord Poulet, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 45-6 (No. 33a).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 108r-v.

VaJ 136

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Robert Harley, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report sent by him to the Treasury.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 46 (No. 33b) and 193-4.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 105r.

*VaJ 137

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Oxford, 3 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 48-9 (No. 34).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 111r-12v.

VaJ 138

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Oxford, 3 October 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 113r-14r.

*VaJ 139

Autograph copy by Vanbrugh. of his letter to the Treasury, giving ‘An Account of what has passed with the Treasury relating to the Building at Blenheim since my Lord Godolphin was removed’, 10 October 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 47-8 (No. 33d), and 195.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 122r-v.

*VaJ 140

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, 10 October 1710, signed by Vanbrugh, as part of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury, and sent to Robert Harley. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 47-8 (No. 33d), and 195.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 105v-6r.

*VaJ 141

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, 10 October 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 130.

British Library, Add. MS 19602, ff. 85v-6r.

*VaJ 142

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, 10 October 1710, as part of his report sent to the Treasury. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 47-8 (No. 33d), and 195.

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 109r.

*VaJ 143

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, 10 October 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 131.5.

British Library, Add. MS 61356, ff. 39v-40r.

*VaJ 144

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes and Tilleman Bobart, from London, 10 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 232 (Appendix II, No. 39).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 110r-11v.

*VaJ 145

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 10 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 49-50 (No. 35).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 119r-20v.

*VaJ 146

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Henry Joynes], from London, 12 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 232-3 (Appendix II, No. 40).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 112r-13r.

*VaJ 147

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 19 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 233-4 (Appendix II, No. 41).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 116r-17v.

*VaJ 148

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 25 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 234 (Appendix II, No. 42).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 118r-19v.

*VaJ 149

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Arthur Maynwaring], from Chargate, 25 October 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Works, IV, 50-1 (No. 36).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 125r-v.

*VaJ 150

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 2 November 1710. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 234-5 (Appendix II, No. 43).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 122r-3v.

*VaJ 151

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 28 November 1710. 1710.

Edited in Frances Harris, ‘An Unpublished Letter of Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLQ, 50 (1987), 395-6.

Huntington, RB 284482, Vol. V, after p. 250.

*VaJ 152

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Marlborough], [late 1710?]. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 238-40 (Appendix I, No. 13).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 135r-6r.

*VaJ 153

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 9 January 1710[/11]. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 235 (Appendix II, No. 44).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 124r-5v.

*VaJ 154

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Robert Harley], 12 February 1710[/11]. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), pp. 136-8, and in Whistler, p. 234 (Appendix I, No. 8).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 85r.

*VaJ 155

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Whitehall, 17 February 1710[/11]. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 236 (Appendix II, No. 45).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 128r-9v.

*VaJ 156

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 23 February 1710/[11]. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 234-5 (Appendix I, No. 9).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 139r-40r.

*VaJ 157

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 22 March 1710[/11]. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 237 (Appendix II, No. 47).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 132r-3v.

*VaJ 158

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 17 May 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 237-8 (Appendix II, No. 48).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 135r-6v.

*VaJ 159

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 10 August 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in part (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 51 (No. 37); edited complete in Whistler, p. 240 (Appendix I, No. 14).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 145r-6v.

*VaJ 160

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 11 September 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 238 (Appendix II, No. 49).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 139r-40v.

*VaJ 161

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 15 September 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 239 (Appendix II, No. 50).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 143r-4v.

*VaJ 162

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 25 September 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 239-40 (Appendix II, No. 51).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 146r-7v.

*VaJ 163

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 30 September 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 240 (Appendix II, No. 52).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 148r-9v.

*VaJ 164

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 27 October 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 240 (Appendix II, No. 53).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 150r-1v.

*VaJ 165

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 13 November 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 241 (Appendix II, No. 54).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 152r-3v.

*VaJ 166

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 22 November 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 241 (Appendix II, No. 55).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 155r-6v.

VaJ 167

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Lord Chamberlain, 28 November 1711. c.1711-12.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/5, p. 136.

*VaJ 168

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 1 December 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 242 (Appendix II, No. 56).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 157r-8v.

*VaJ 169

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 3 December 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 242-3 (Appendix II, No. 57).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 159r-60v.

*VaJ 170

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent (? Harley), from Whitehall, 27 Deceember 1711. 1711.

In: A folio guardbook of correspondence of the Harley family, from July to December 1711, in various hands and paper sizes, 353 leaves, in modern half-morocco. Volume XXVIII of the Harley Papers among the Portland Papers.

Abstract in HMC, Portland V (1899), p. 132; edited in Works, IV, 51-2 (No. 38).

British Library, Add. MS 70028, f. 336r.

*VaJ 172

Vanbrugh's autograph copy of a letter by him to [Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford], from London, 3 August 1712. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 52 (No. 39).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 151r.

VaJ 173

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to Sir Henry St George, from Castle Howard, 22 September 1712. 1712.

College of Arms, Heralds V, f. 382v.

*VaJ 174

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 30 October 1712. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 243 (Appendix II, No. 58).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 168r-9v.

*VaJ 175

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Marlborough], 4 November 1712. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 52-3 (No. 40).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 153r-4r.

*VaJ 176

An autograph copy by Vanbrugh of a letter by him to the Duke [of Marlborough], 4 November 1712, sent to Robert Harley. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), pp. 139-40. Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 52-3 (No. 40).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 101r-2v.

VaJ 177

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Duke [of Marlborough], 4 November 1712. c.1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 155r-v.

*VaJ 178

Autograph copy by Vanbrugh of his letter to the Mayor of Woodstock, from Whitehall, 26 January 1712[/13], sent to Robert Harley. 1713.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), pp. 144-5. Edited in Works, IV, 53-4 (No. 42, misdated ‘25’ January).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 109r.

VaJ 179

A scribal copy of of Vanbrugh's letter to the Mayor of Woodstock, from Whitehall, 26 January 1712/13. 1713.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 111r-v.

VaJ 180

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Mayor of Woodstock, from Whitehall, 26 January 1712/13, in the hand of John Anstis (1669-1744), Garter King of Arms, antiquary, transcribed from a ‘true Coppy’ witnessed by Sidgwick Harrison, William Foulks, Bar[tholomew] Jones and Merrick Jenkens. Early 18th century.

In: Miscellaneous Correspondence 1584-1973.

College of Arms, RRG 86E, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 181

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford], 21 February 1712/13. 1713.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), p. 145, and in Whistler, p. 128 (Appendix I, No. 15, p. 240).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 112r-13v.

*VaJ 182

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 18 March 1712/13. 1713.

In:

Edited in Whistler, pp. 240-1 (Appendix I, No. 16), and, with a facsimile, in Maynard Mack, ‘“They have actually turned me out”: Vanbrugh to Marlborough’, The Scriblerian, 9 (1977), 77-83.

British Library, Stowe MS 246, ff. 64r-5v.

VaJ 183

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh, to an unspecified relation, 2 April 1713, sent by one ‘J. S.’ from Liverpool, 26 June 1713, to Robert Harley, to expose Vanbrugh's ‘treacherous Principles’.

In: A folio guardbook of correspondence of the Harley family, from October 1712 to June 1713, in various hands and paper sizes, ii + 268 leaves, in modern half-morocco. Volume XXX of the Harley Papers among the Portland Papers.

Edited in HMC, Portland V (1899), p. 299, and in Works, IV, 55 (Nos 43-4).

British Library, Add. MS 70030 , f. 266v-r.

*VaJ 184

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford], from Whitehall, 14 April 1713. 1713.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), p. 147, and in Whistler, p. 129 (Appendix I, No. 17, p. 241).

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 116r-v.

*VaJ 185

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Edward Southwell], from Chester, 28 September 1713. 1713.

Edited in Howard P. Vincent, ‘Two Unpublished Letters of Vanbrugh’, N&Q, 173 (21 August 1937), 128-9, and in Whistler, p. 242 (Appendix I, No. 19).

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Gratz Collection, English Dramatists, Case 11, Box 16, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 186

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Edward Southwell, from Castle Howard, 23 October 1713. 1713.

Sotheby's, 14 May 1904, lot 311, to Pritchard.

Edited in Works, IV, 55-6 (No. 45).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 187

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to James Craggs, from Castle Howard, 29 October 1713. 1713.

Recorded in Whistler, pp. 130, 246, as among ‘Plans of Blen 1713’ at Blenheim Palace (and possibly still at Blenheim).

Edited (presumably from Cox's transcript) in Works, IV, 56-7 (No. 46).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 188

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [? Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain], from Castle Howard, 20 November 1713. 1713.

Sotheby's, 13 December 1918, lot 2629, to Tregaskis, and 22 February 1938, lot 569, to Barrow.

Edited in Works, IV, 57-8 (No. 47). Register, No. 2232.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

VaJ 189

Copy, in James Winston's hand, of Vanbrugh's letter to [Thomas Coke], Vice-Chamberlain, from Castle Howard, 20 November 1713.

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 56r-7r.

*VaJ 190

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Edward Southwell, from Castle Howard, 1 December 1713. 1713.

Christie's, 19 September 1984, lot 322, to Goldschmidt.

Photocopy in the British Library, RP 2840. Facsimile in The Autograph Portfolio; A Collection of Fac-simile Letters from Eminent Persons (London, 1837). Edited from thence in Arthur R. Huseboe, ‘Vanbrugh: Additions to the Correspondence’, PQ, 53 (1974), 135-40 (pp. 138-9, the date incorrectly given as ‘Decb: 4th, 1713’).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 191

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from London, 29 May 1714. 1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 58-60 (No. 48).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 156r-7v.

*VaJ 192

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [? Thomas Coke, Vice-Chamberlain], from Whitehall, 6 July 1714. 1714.

Edited in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (p. 609). Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 84. Register, No. 2424.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part I, ff. 130r-1v.

*VaJ 193

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [? Thomas Coke, Vice-Chamberlain], 13 August 1714. 1714.

Edited in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (pp. 609-10). Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 84. Register, No. 2427.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part I, ff. 132r-132A.

*VaJ 194

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Halifax, with enclosed autograph memorandum ‘Some Heads for a New Settlement of the Office of Works’, 29 November 1714. 1714.

Edited in Works, IV, 247-8 (Appendix III, No. 1).

National Archives, Kew, T1/182/117r-19v.

*VaJ 195

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Lord Wharton, 7 December 1714. 1714.

Recorded in Downes, p. 521.

University of Nottingham, Pw 2 Hy 1515.

*VaJ 196

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [? Thomas Coke, Vice-Chamberlain, or Sir John Stanley]. 27 December 1714. 1714.

Edited in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (p. 610). Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 84. Register, No. 2491.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part I, ff. 135r-6v.

*VaJ 197

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Pelham-Holles], Earl of Clare [afterwards fourth Duke of Newcastle], ‘Saturday Night’ [Autumn 1714 or early 1715]. 1714-5.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence of the Duke of Newcastle, in various hands, 503 leaves. Volume I of the Newcastle Correspondence.

Edited in Works, IV, 61 (No. 50).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 274r-5v.

VaJ 198

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Lord Poulet, from Blenheim, 30 September 1710, as part of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 131.5.

British Library, Add. MS 61356, ff. 37r-8r.

*VaJ 199

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 16 January 1714[/15]. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 60-1 (No. 49).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 158r-9v.

*VaJ 200

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Thomas Pelham-Holles, Earl of Clare, afterwards fourth Duke of Newcastle], from Whitehall, 4 February 1714[/5]. 5 February 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 61-2 (No. 51).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 44r-5v.

*VaJ 201

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent, with an enclosed warrant in a professional hand (f. 161), 9 February 1714/15. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 63 (No. 52).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 160r-v.

*VaJ 202

Letter by Vanbrugh, to the Treasury, from Whitehall, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Vanbrugh, 31 March 1715. 1715.

Edited in Works, IV, 248-50 (Appendix III, No. 2).

National Archives, Kew, T1/189/117r-18v.

*VaJ 203

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [William Lownes, Secretary to the Treasury], from Whitehall, 1 June 1715, and forwarded on 17 June 1715 by Thomas Hewett, Surveyor of Woods and Forests. 1715.

Edited in Pat Rogers, ‘An Unpublished Vanbrugh Letter’, The Scriblerian, 5 (1972), 42, and in Downes, pp. 536-7 (Appendix G, No. 2).

National Archives, Kew, T1/190/263 [with 262r-5v].

*VaJ 204

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 3 May 1715. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 243-4 (Appendix II, No. 59).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 181r-2v.

*VaJ 205

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Whitehall, 5 May 1715. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 244 (Appendix II, No. 60).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 183r-4v.

*VaJ 206

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Whitehall, 7 May 1715. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 244 (Appendix II, No. 61).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 185r-6v.

*VaJ 207

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Whitehall, 12 May 1715. 1715.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 244-5 (Appendix II, No. 62).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 187r-8v.

VaJ 208

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, 21 July 1715. c.1715.

National Archives, Kew, T53/24, pp. 108-10.

VaJ 209

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, 21 July 1715. c.1715.

Edited from this MS in Downes, p. 537 (Appendix G, No. 3).

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 2r.

*VaJ 210

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob Tonson], [? summer, 1715]. 1715.

Presumably among the six letters by Vanbrugh in the Tonson papers sold at Christie's, 5 November 1945, lot 193.

Edited in Works, IV, 63 (No. 53).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

VaJ 211

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, 30 September 1715. c.1715.

Edited in Downes, p. 538 (Appendix G, No. 4).

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 2v.

*VaJ 212

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Robert Walpole, 17 October 1715. 1715.

Edited in Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of Painting in England, ed. James Dallaway, 5 vols (London, 1828), III, 300-1. Reprinted in Works, IV, 63 (No. 54).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 213

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and others, 20 October 1715.

National Archives, Kew, T1/192/251.

*VaJ 214

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Robert Walpole, ‘Sunday’ [October 1715]. 1715.

Edited in Downes (1977), p. 274 (Appendix L).

Cambridge University Library, Ch(H)/759 (Correspondence).

*VaJ 216

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Görtz [George I's minister], 23 November 1715. 1715.

Recorded in Ragnhild Hatton, George I: Elector and King (London, 1798), pp. 147, 343.

Gräfflich Görtzisches Archiv, 126/6.

*VaJ 217

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, 5 April 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 245 (Appendix II, No. 63).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 189r-90v.

*VaJ 218

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], from Whitehall, 19 April 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 64-5 (No. 55).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 167r-v.

*VaJ 219

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from London, 1 May 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 245-6 (Appendix II, No. [64]).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 191r-2v.

VaJ 220

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to Henry Wise, from Whitehall, 14 May 1716. c.1716.

Edited in Downes, p. 538 (Appendix G, No. 5.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 3v.

*VaJ 221

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], 25 May 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 65 (No. 56).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 169r-70v.

*VaJ 222

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Whitehal, 12 June 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 66-7 (No. 57).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 171r-2r.

VaJ 223

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duche ss of Marlborough], from Whitehall, 12 June 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 66-7 (No. 57).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 173r-4v.

VaJ 224

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 19 June 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 67-8 (No. 58).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 175r-v.

*VaJ 225

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 30 June 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 68-70 (No. 59).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 177r-80r.

*VaJ 226

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 10 July 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 70-2 (No. 60).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 181r-2v.

*VaJ 227

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 13 July 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 72-3 (No. 61).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 183r-4r.

*VaJ 228

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 27 July 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 73-5 (No. 62).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 185r-6v.

VaJ 229

An extract copied from Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, 19 June 1716.

In: A folio composite volume of papers relating to the building of Blenheim Palace, in various hands, 167 leaves, in modern half-calf. Volume CCLIV of the Blenheim Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 35v.

VaJ 230

Extract copied from Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Blenheim, 27 July 1716. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 35v.

*VaJ 231

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from London, dated by him ‘Augt. 3d’ but postmarked 2 October 1716 and evidently sent then. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 75-7 (No. 63).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 187r-91v.

*VaJ 232

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duchess of Marlborough], from Castle Howard, 19 August 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 77-9 (No. 64).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 195r-6v.

*VaJ 233

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Scarborough, 21 August 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 79-80 (No. 65).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 197r-8v.

*VaJ 234

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Blenheim, 27 September 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 80 (No. 66).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 203r-4v.

*VaJ 235

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, from London, 18 October 1716. 18 October 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 81 (No. 67).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 205r-6v.

*VaJ 236

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Whitehall, 20 October 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 81-2 (No. 68).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 207r-8r.

*VaJ 237

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, 6 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 209r-10v.

*VaJ 238

Autograph copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Duchess of Marlborough], 6 November 1716. 1716.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence of the Holles family of Houghton, Nottinghamshire, 67 leaves.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 83-4 (No. 70).

British Library, Add. MS 32679, ff. 21r-2r.

VaJ 239

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Duchess of Marlborough, 6 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 211r-12v.

*VaJ 240

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Whitehall, 8 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 84-5 (No. 71).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 213r-v.

VaJ 241

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Whitehall, 8 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 84-5 (No. 71).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 215r-v.

VaJ 242

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Duchess of Marlborough, from Whitehall, 8 November 1716. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 238.

British Library, Add. MS 32679, f. 23r.

*VaJ 243

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Marlborough, from London, 10 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Works, IV, 85-6 (No. 72).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 110r-11v.

*VaJ 244

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, 15 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 86-7 (No. 73).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 114r-15v.

*VaJ 245

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Newcastle], from Whitehall, 27 November 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 87-8 (No. 74).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 122r-3v.

*VaJ 246

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Tilleman Bobart], from London, 15 December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 89 (No. 75).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 221r-v.

VaJ 247

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to [Tilleman Bobart], London, 15 December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 89 (No. 75).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 122v-3v.

*VaJ 248

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [Tilleman Bobart], from London, 15 December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 222r-3v.

VaJ 249

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to[the Duke of Marlborough], [1716], endorsed by the Duchess of Marlborough. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, ff. 32r-3v.

VaJ 250

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to[the Duke of Marlborough], [1716]. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 242-3 (Appendix I, No. 20).

British Library, Add. MS 61354, ff. 34r-5v.

VaJ 251

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, 26 April 1717. 1717.

Edited in Downes, pp. 538-9 (Appendix G, No. 6).

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 4r.

*VaJ 252

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [a lady in the household of the Earl of Carlisle], from Greenwich, 30 April [1717]. 1717.

In: A folio composite volume of official correspondence of Thomas Pelham Holles, Duke of Newcastle, in various hands, 447 leaves. Volumr I of the Newcastle General Correspondence.

Edited in Kerry Downes, ‘Vanbrugh's Heslington Lady’, Burlington Magazine, 124 (March 1982), 153-5.

British Library, Add. MS 32686, ff. 104r-5r.

*VaJ 253

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, ‘May day’ [1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 98-9 (No. 84).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 147r.

*VaJ 254

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to an unidentified correspondent, with an architectural drawing enclosed,‘May day’ [1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 99 (No. 85).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 276r-7r.

*VaJ 255

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], [June 1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Works, IV, 89-93 (No. 76, the addressee tentatively identified as Lord Godolphin, but see Whistler, p. 246).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 224r-7r.

VaJ 256

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to [the Earl of Carlisle], [June 1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 228r-33r.

*VaJ 257

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Marlborough], 27 June 1717. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 243-4 (Appendix I, No. 21).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 234r-v.

*VaJ 258

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, 3 July 1717. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 94 (No. 77).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 127r-8v.

*VaJ 259

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Peter Le Neve, ‘Thursday’ [between July 1717 and April 1718].

Photocopy in the British Library (RP 666, item 4). Edited, with a facsimile example, in Catalogue of the Collection of Autograph Letters…by Alfred Morrison, VI (1892), 297. Reprinted from thence in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (pp. 607-8). Edited from the original in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (p. 439).

Princeton, RTC01 Box 21, fl. 11, unnumbered item [iii].

*VaJ 260

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Bath, 9 October 1717. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 94 (No. 78).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 129r-v.

*VaJ 261

Letter by Vanbrugh, to the Treasury, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed and subscribed by Vanbrugh, from Bath, 14 October 1717. 1717.

Edited in Works, IV, 94-5 (No. 79).

National Archives, Kew, T1/208/261r-2v.

VaJ 262

Copies of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, from Bath, 14 October 1717. c.1717.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 1159-1160.

*VaJ 263

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, [from Whitehall], ‘Tuesday Night’ [November 1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 155 (No. 151, among letters of 1723).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 270r-1v.

*VaJ 264

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Greenwich, 21 December 1717. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 96 (No. 80).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 135r-6v.

*VaJ 265

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, ‘Sunday Night’ [1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 97-8 (No. 82).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 130r-1v.

*VaJ 266

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, ‘Friday One o Clock’ [1717]. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 96-7 (No. 81).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 137r-8v.

*VaJ 267

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Newcastle], [1717]. [1717].

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 98 (No. 83).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 262r.

*VaJ 268

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, ‘Tuesday’ [1717-18]. 1717-8.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 155 (No. 152, among letters of 1723).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 281v.

*VaJ 269

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, ‘5 a Clock’ [1717-18]. 1717-8.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 155-6 (No. 153, among letters of 1723).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 285r-6v.

*VaJ 271

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Peter] Forbes, from Greenwich, 4 July 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 99 (No. 86).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 148r-9v.

*VaJ 272

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Sunderland, 31 July 1718. 1718.

In:

Edited in Whistler, p. 244 (Appendix I, No. 22).

British Library, Add. MS 61605, ff. 179r-80v.

*VaJ 273

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, 7 August 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 100 (No. 87).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 156r-7v.

*VaJ 274

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, ‘Sunday’ [September 1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 102 (No. 91).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 163r-v.

*VaJ 275

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], 30 August 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 101 (No. 88).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 158r-v.

*VaJ 276

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Greenwich, 17 September 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 101 (No. 89).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 160r-1v.

VaJ 278

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to [the Earl of Suffolk], from Whitehall, 30 October 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 103-4 (No. 93).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 165r-v.

*VaJ 279

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Greenwich, 29 November 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 105 (No. 96).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 167r-8v.

*VaJ 280

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Nottingham, 17 December 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 105-6 (No. 97).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 169r-70v.

*VaJ 281

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Castle Howard, 25 December 1718. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 107-8 (No. 98).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 171r-3v.

*VaJ 282

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, ‘Thursday Night’ [1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 154 (No. 149, among letters for 1723).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 266r-7v.

*VaJ 283

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle],‘Thursday Night’ [1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 103 (No. 92).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 260r-1v.

*VaJ 284

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle,‘Friday Night late’ [1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 104-5 (No. 95).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 268r-9v.

*VaJ 285

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, ‘Saturday’ [1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 102 (No. 90).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 162r.

*VaJ 286

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, ‘Friday’ [1718]. 1718.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 104 (No. 94).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 175r-6v.

*VaJ 287

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Castle Howard, 4 January 1718/19. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 108-9 (No. 99).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 177r-8r.

*VaJ 288

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from York, 12 January 1718/19. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 109-10 (No. 100).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 179r-80v.

*VaJ 289

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Nottingham, 24 January 1718/19. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 110-11 (No. 101).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 181r-2r.

*VaJ 290

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Newcastle, ‘Tuesday Morning’, with an enclosure dated 5 May 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 272.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 244-5 (Appendix I, No. 23).

British Library, Add. MS 61605, ff. 185r-6r.

*VaJ 291

Autograph letter signed, to Jacob Tonson, from London, 1 July 1719. 1719.

Edited in Works, IV, 111-12 (No. 102).

Folger, MS C.c.1(51).

VaJ 292

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 1 July 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 49-52.

*VaJ 293

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from London, 23 July 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 113 (No. 103).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 183r-v.

*VaJ 294

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Duke of Newcastle], from Whitehall, 6 August 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 113-15 (No. 104).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 185r-6r.

*VaJ 295

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from London, 11 August 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 115-16 (No. 106).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 187r-8v.

*VaJ 296

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, 15 August 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 116-17 (No. 107).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 189r-90v.

*VaJ 297

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Sunderland? or Stanhope?], from London, 10 September 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 117-18 (No. 108).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 193r-4r.

*VaJ 298

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Jacob Tonson, from Whitehall, 5 November 1719. 1719.

Christie's, 17 December 1907 (Tonson sale), lot 166. Christie's, 12 June 1980 (Arthur A. Houghton Jr sale, Part II), lot 514, with a facsimile example in the sale catalogue; Quaritch's sale catalogue No. 1013 (1981), item 82.

Edited in Works, IV, 120 (No. 111).

Princeton, RTC01 Box 21, fl. 11, unnumbered item [iv].

VaJ 299

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from Whitehall, 5 November 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 53-5.

*VaJ 300

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Whitehall, 23 November 1719. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 120-1 (No. 112).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 195r-v.

*VaJ 301

Autograph letter signed, to [Jacob Tonson], with an insertion by Vanbrugh's wife, Harriet, from Whitehall, 29 November 1719.

Sotheby's, 16 December 1929, lot 600, to Faber.

Edited in Works, IV, 121-3 (No. 114).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

VaJ 302

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from Whitehall, 29 November 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 57-62.

*VaJ 303

Autograph letter, unsigned, to Jacob Tonson, from Whitehall, 31 December 1719. 1719.

Folger, MS C.c.1(52).

*VaJ 304

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Whitehall, ‘Wednesday’ [1719]. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 118-19 (No. 109).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 279r-80v.

*VaJ 305

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, from Greenwich, ‘Sunday’ [1719]. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 119 (No. 110).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 272r-3v.

*VaJ 306

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], [1719]. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 115 (No. 105).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 264r.

*VaJ 307

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Lord Stanhope]. [1719]. 1719.

Edited in Works, IV, 121 (No. 113).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

VaJ 308

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from Whitehall, 31 December 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 63-5.

*VaJ 309

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob Tonson], from London, 18 February 1719/20. 1720.

Presumably among the six letters by Vanbrugh in the Tonson papers sold at Christie's, 5 November 1945, lot 193.

Edited in Works, IV, 125-6 (No. 116). Register, No. 2997.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

*VaJ 310

Autograph letter, unsigned, to Jacob Tonson, 18 February 1719/20. 1720.

Folger, MS C.c.1(53).

VaJ 311

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 18 February 1719/20.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 67-9.

*VaJ 312

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from London, 15 September 1720. 1720.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 126 (No. 117).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 197r-v.

*VaJ 313

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Piers] Mauduit, [Windsor Herald], 24 November 1720. 1720.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence for 1708-51, in various hands, 506 leaves. Volume IX of the correspondence of the Gawdy family, baronets, of West Harling, Norfolk.

Edited in Works, IV, 127 (No. 118).

British Library, Egerton MS 2721, f. 462r-v.

VaJ 314

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to an unnamed person, beginning ‘I have just now been with Ld Carlisle...’, undated. c.1720s.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, p. 47.

*VaJ 315

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 2 February 1720/1. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 127 (No. 119).

Castle Howard, J8/1/535.

*VaJ 316

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, 7 February 1720/1. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 128 (No. 120).

Castle Howard, J8/1/536.

*VaJ 317

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, 18 February 1720/1. 1700.

Edited in Works, IV, 129 (No. 121).

Castle Howard, J8/1/537.

*VaJ 318

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], 28 February 1720/1. 1700.

Edited in Works, IV, 129-30 (No. 122), misdated 20 February.

Castle Howard, J8/1/538.

*VaJ 319

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from Greenwich, 25 March 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 131 (No. 123).

Castle Howard, J8/1/539.

*VaJ 320

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 22 April 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 132-3 (No. 124).

Castle Howard, J8/1/540.

*VaJ 321

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 5 May 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 133 (No. 125).

Castle Howard, J8/1/541.

*VaJ 322

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 25 May 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 134 (No. 126).

Castle Howard, J8/1/542.

*VaJ 323

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 8 June 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 135-6 (No. 127).

Castle Howard, J8/1/543.

*VaJ 324

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 6 July 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 136 (No. 128).

Castle Howard, J8/1/544.

*VaJ 325

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Castle Howard, 8 August 1721. 1721.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 136-7 (No. 129).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 201r-2r.

*VaJ 326

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Brigadier Watkins, from York, 26 August 1721. 1721.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 137-8 (No. 130).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 203r-4v.

*VaJ 327

Autograph letter signed, to an unidentified correspondent, from Heslington, 20 September 1721, imperfect. 1721.

Edited in Downes, pp. 539-40 (Appendix G, No. 7).

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN.1, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 328

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to[the Earl of Carlisle], from Whitehall, 16 November 1721. 1721.

Edited in Works, IV, 139 (No. 131).

Castle Howard, J8/1/545.

*VaJ 329

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Whitehall, 18 November 1721. 1721.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 140 (No. 132).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 199r-200v.

*VaJ 330

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], 11 February 1721/2. 1722.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 140-1 (No. 133).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 206r-v.

*VaJ 331

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Ancaster], from London, 13 February 1721/2. 1722.

Sotheby's, 28 March 1972, lot 330, to Quaritch.

Photocopy in the British Library, RP 737, item 1. Recorded in Downes, p. 524.

Fondation Custodia, Paris, [no shelfmark].

*VaJ 332

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 6 April 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 141 (No. 134).

Castle Howard, J8/1/546.

*VaJ 333

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 24 April 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 142 (No. 135).

Castle Howard, J8/1/547.

*VaJ 334

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 5 May 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 143-4 (No. 136).

Castle Howard, J8/1/548.

*VaJ 335

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 10 May 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 144 (No. 137).

Castle Howard, J8/1/549.

*VaJ 336

A letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed by Vanbrugh, from Whitehall, 30 May 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 145 (No. 138).

National Archives, Kew, T1/239/261.

*VaJ 337

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, from Whitehall, 30 May 1722. c.1722.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 4v.

*VaJ 338

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Sir Hans Sloane, from Whitehall, ‘Thursday Noon’ [c.14 June 1722]. 1722.

In: A folio composite volume of original letters, chiefly addressed to Sloane, in various hands, 324 leaves.

Edited in Downes, p. 540 (Appendix G, No. 8).

British Library, Sloane MS 4061, ff. 223r-4v.

*VaJ 339

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob Tonson], from London, 18 June 1722. 1722.

Maggs's sale catalogue No. 623 (Spring 1936), item 221.

Edited in Works, IV, 145-6 (No. 139). Register, No. 3113.

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, [no shelfmark].

VaJ 340

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 18 June 1722.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 71-4.

*VaJ 341

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 19 June 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 147 (No. 140).

Castle Howard, J8/1/550.

*VaJ 342

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London. 19 July 1722. 1722.

Edited in Works, IV, 147-9 (No. 141).

Castle Howard, J8/1/551.

*VaJ 343

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Henrietta Godolphin, second Duchess of Marlborough], from Winchester, 26 July 1722. 1722.

In: A folio composite volume of Blenheim family papers, in several hands, 148 leaves. Volume CCCXXXII of the Blenheim Papers.

Edited in Downes, pp. 408-9.

British Library, Add. MS 61432, f. 128r.

*VaJ 344

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 7 September 1722. 1722.

In: Series of original letters by Sir John Vanbrugh.

Edited in Clyve Jones, ‘“To dispose in earnest, of a place I got in jest”: Eight New Letters of Sir John Vanbrugh, 1722-1726’, N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (p. 463).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 345

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, 19 January 1722/3. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 150 (No. 142).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 216r.

*VaJ 346

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 27 June 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (pp. 463-4).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 347

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, 30 July 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 150-1 (No. 143). Register, No. 3191.

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 226r-7r.

*VaJ 348

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Peter Forbes, from Greenwich, 3 August 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 151 (No. 144).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 228r-9v.

*VaJ 349

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Castle Howard, 20 August 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 151-2 (No. 145).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 232r-v.

*VaJ 350

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, 1[?] November [1723]. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 82-3 (No. 69, dated there ‘[1716?]’).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 238r.

*VaJ 351

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Joynes, from Greenwich, 11 November 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

Edited in Works, IV, 152-3 (No. 146).

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 202r-3v.

*VaJ 352

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 26 November 1723. 1723.

Edited in Works, IV, 153 (No. 147).

Castle Howard, J8/1/552.

*VaJ 353

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, 22 December 1723. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 153-4 (No. 148).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 242r-v.

*VaJ 354

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke of Newcastle, ‘Monday, 12 aClock’. [1723?]. 1723.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 154-5 (No. 150).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, ff. 283r-4v.

*VaJ 355

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from Whitehall, 11 February 1723/4. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 156-7 (No. 154).

Castle Howard, J8/1/553.

*VaJ 356

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], 18 February 1723/4. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 157-8 (No. 155).

Castle Howard, J8/1/554.

*VaJ 357

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Peter Le Neve, [from Whitehall], 27 February 1723/4. 1724.

Edited in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (pp. 440-1).

Harvard, bMS Am 1631 (407).

*VaJ 358

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 26 March 1724. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 158-60 (No. 156).

Castle Howard, J8/1/555.

*VaJ 359

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 11 April 1724. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 160-1 (No. 157).

Castle Howard, J8/1/556.

*VaJ 360

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Greenwich, 10 July 1724. 1724.

In: A folio composite volume of official correspondence of Thomas Pelham Holles, Duke of Newcastle, in various hands, 562 leaves. Volume II of the Newcastle Home Correspondence.

Edited in Works, IV, 161 (No. 158).

British Library, Add. MS 32687, f. 46r.

*VaJ 361

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from [Scarborough], 23 August 1724. 1724.

In: the MS described under VaJ 360.

Edited in Works, IV, 161-2 (No. 159).

British Library, Add. MS 32687, f. 52r.

*VaJ 362

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Duke [of Newcastle], from Castle Howard, 28 August 1724. 1724.

In: the MS described under VaJ 197.

Edited in Works, IV, 162 (No. 160).

British Library, Add. MS 33064, f. 247r.

VaJ 363

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to William Guidott, [the Duke of Marlborough's solicitor], 4 September 1724, sent by Guidott to Mr Waller of Lincoln's Inn on 15 September 1724.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 245-6 (Appendix I, No. 24).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 250r.

*VaJ 364

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 21 November 1724. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 163 (No. 161).

Castle Howard, J8/1/557.

*VaJ 365

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 10 December 1724. 1724.

Edited in Works, IV, 164-5 (No. 162).

Castle Howard, J8/1/558.

*VaJ 366

Letter by Vanbrugh, to the Treasury, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed and dated by Vanbrugh, 26 April 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 165 (No. 163).

National Archives, Kew, T1/252/259r-60v.

*VaJ 367

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, 26 April 1725. c.1725.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 5r-v.

*VaJ 368

Letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, in the hand of an amanuensis and signed and dated by Vanbrugh, from Whitehall, 4 May 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 166 (No. 164).

National Archives, Kew, T1/252/276r-7v.

VaJ 369

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, from Whitehall, 4 May 1725. c.1725.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 6r.

*VaJ 370

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from Hartford Bridge, 11 May 1725. 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (pp. 464-5).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 371

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 1 June 1725. 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (p. 465-6).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 372

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 29 June 1725. 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited in Clyve Jones, N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (pp. 466-7).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 373

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob Tonson]. from London, 12 August 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 166-7 (No. 165).

Huntington, HM 44137.

VaJ 374

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from London, 12 August 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 75-8.

VaJ 375

Copy of a letter by Vanbrugh to the Treasury, from Whitehall, 19 August 1725. c.1725.

Edited in Downes, pp. 540-1 (Appendix G. No. 10).

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/113, f. 6v.

*VaJ 376

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from Greenwich, 4 September 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 168-9 (No. 166).

Castle Howard, J8/1/559.

*VaJ 377

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from Greenwich, 11 September 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 169-70 (No. 167).

Castle Howard, J8/1/560.

*VaJ 378

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 21 October 1725. 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (p. 467).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 379

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [Jacob Tonson], from Greenwich, 25 October 1725. 1725.

Maggs's sale catalogue No. 568 (Christmas, 1931), item 1441.

Edited in Works, IV, 170-1 (No. 168).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh letter].

VaJ 380

Copy of Vanbrugh's letter to Jacob Tonson, from Greenwich, 25 October 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 27. Late 18th century.

Yale, Gen MSS Vol. 229, pp. 79-81.

*VaJ 381

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from Greenwich, 16 November 1725. 1725.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (pp. 467-8).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 382

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to [the Earl of Carlisle], from London, 16 December 1725. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 171-2 (No. 169).

Castle Howard, J8/1/561.

*VaJ 383

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to Henry Bowes Howard, fourth Earl of Berkshire, from London, 3 February 1725/6. 1725/6.

In: the MS described under VaJ 344.

Edited by Clyve Jones in N&Q, 234 (December 1989), 461-9 (pp. 468-9).

Wiltshire and Swindon Archives, 88/9/25, [unnumbered item].

*VaJ 384

Autograph letter signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl of Carlisle, from London, 8 March 1725/6. 1726.

Edited in Works, IV, 172-3 (No. 170).

Castle Howard, J8/1/562.

Documents

Document(s)

VaJ 384.5

Copy of ‘A List of ye Debt due in the office of ye Works…to ye last of Mar: 1702’, the original signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, 3 July 1702. 1702.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/2, pp. 166-73.

VaJ 385

Series of official professional copies of forty-one reports by the Board of the Office of Works to the Earl of Godolphin (the originals having been signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others), from 29 July 1702 to 2 March 1708/9, occupying pp. 8, 14-17, 19-21, 23-35, 40-1, 48, 51-3, 55, 61-5, 67-8, 79-81, 86-7, 92, 99, 101, and 178-9. c.1702-9.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/14, passim.

VaJ 385.5

Series of official copies of eighty reports by the Board of the Office of Works to the Treasury, to the Board of Ordnance, to Commissioners of Land Tax for Whitehall, to the Duke of Bolton, to the Duke of Kent, to the Bishop of Carlisle, and to other bodies (the originals having been signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others) from 24 May 1715 to 15 August 1717, occupying pp. 58-60, 65, 68, 70, 72-4, 78, 81, 83, 85- 91, 95-7, 100, 102, 104, 107, 110, 112, 114-15, 121, 123, 125-6, 130, 137, 139, 141, 143, 145, 149, 151, 154, 156-7, 159, 162, 164, 165, 170, 172, 174, 179, 183-4, 189-90, 198, 206, 209, 211-13, 215, 219, 221, 225, 236, 238, 241-2, 250-4, and 256. c.1715-17.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/6, passim.

VaJ 386

Series of official copies of sixty-two reports by the Board of the Office of Works principally to the Treasury (the originals having been signed by Vanbrugh and others), from 2 July 1717 to 30 September 1723, occupying pp. 1-3, 5, 8-11, 13, 15, 17, 27, 31, 33-5, 39-41, 47-8, 51, 55, 57, 59, 62, 65, 70, 73-4, 77, 84-5, 89, 91, 93-4, 113-14, 121-2, 124-5, 131-3, 142, 157, 160, 164, 179, 185, 189, 193, 199, 254-5, 259, 269, 274, 279, 283, 317-20, 341, 343, 345, 355, and 357.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/7, passim.

*VaJ 387

Autograph memorandum by Vanbrugh on ‘Expences in Building and Gardening at Hampton Court Kensington and St James's, Sence the Revolution’, on the forst page of a pair of conjugate quarto leaves, sent to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain, endorsed ‘Richardson's bill’, undated. Early 1700s.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence and papers, dated 1702-18, in various hands, 264 leaves. Volume XXVI (Series III) of the Coke Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 69961, f. 218r.

VaJ 388

Vanbrugh's bill of complaint against Thomas Holford about the Haymarket Theatre site, entirely in the hand of a legal clerk, 14 August 1703. 1703.

Register, No. 1732.

National Archives, Kew, C6/338/78.

VaJ 389

Purchase by Vanbrugh from Woolley of ground for the Haymarket Theatre, [1703]. 1703.

Recorded in 1984 by Graham Barlow: see Register, No. 1731.

National Archives, Kew, LCCRO E/WOO/1.

*VaJ 390

Autograph copy by Vanbrugh of an agreement by 29 subscribers to the Queen's Theatre, Haymarket, [1703]. 1703.

Register, No. 1720.

University of Nottingham, Pw 2 571.

*VaJ 390.5

Agreement for the Duke of Newcastle to have free access to the new Haymarket Theatre, in a professional hand, signed and subscribed by Vanbrugh, also signed by William Congreve, 8 May 1704 (endorsed 9 May). 1704.

In: A folio composite volume of letters, 1696-1708, in various hands and paper sizes, 260 leaves, in modern half-morocco.

Vere & Cavendish Papers, recorded in HMC, PortlandII, pp. 110-235.

Recorded in HMC, 13th report, Appendix, Part II: Portland II (1893), p. 185. Register, No. 1768.

British Library, Add. MS 70501, ff 133r-4v.

*VaJ 391

A grant of arms to John Deacle, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and by Sir Henry St George, 10 August 1704. 1704.

College of Arms, [in frame].

*VaJ 392

Vanbrugh's signature occurring frequently and at fairly regular intervals between 30 November 1704 and 1725 in the Partition Book recording the division of fees between all the Officers of Arms, the last being an undated partition stemming from a knighting that took place on 1 May 1725 after Vanbrugh had surrendered his office as Clarenceux King of Arms. 1704-25.

College of Arms, Partition Book 5.

VaJ 392.5

Copy of a memorandum of an agreement with the Duke of Marlborough concerning stone, the original signed by Vanbrugh, 19 June 1705. 1705.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 1r.

VaJ 393

Copy of an agreement between Vanbrugh, as agent for the Duke of Marlborough, and Benjamin Johnson and John Davie, the original signed by Vanbrugh, 9 July 1705. 1705.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 97r.

*VaJ 394

The first of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 12r, 30r, 45v, 63r, 83v, 92r, and 101r. 1705-14.

British Library, Add. MS 19592.

*VaJ 395

The second of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 5v, 12r, 24r, 46r, 62r, 77v, 91r, 102v, 114v, 126r, 134r, and [144v]. 1705-14.

British Library, Add. MS 19593.

*VaJ 396

The third of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 4r, 12r, 18r, 30v, 42r, 49v, 56v, 66r, 77r, 87v, 95v, and 101v. 1705-14.

British Library, Add. MS 19594.

*VaJ 397

The fourtht of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 8v, 14v, 20r, 26v, 35v, 48v, 62r, 75v), 86v, 97r, 109v, and 124v. 1705-8.

British Library, Add. MS 19595.

*VaJ 398

The fifth of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 3r, 14r, 23v, 31v, 46r, 62r, 77v, 93r, 102r, 116v, 127v, and 135r. 1705-14.

British Library, Add. MS 19596.

*VaJ 399

The sixth of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, andsometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 8r, 16r, 24v, 36v, 54v, 68r, 78v, 87v, 99v, 107v, 111v, and 117v. 1705-8.

British Library, Add. MS 19597.

*VaJ 400

The eighth of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 2v, 4r, 6r, 8v, 10r, 12r, 14r, 16r, 18r, 20r, 22r, 24r, 26r, 28r, 30r, 32r, 34v, 36r, 38r, 40r, 42r, 44r, 46r, snd 49v. 1705-8.

British Library, Add. MS 19599.

VaJ 401

Copy of Vanbrugh's petition for an extension of the ground lease of the Haymarket Theatre, 22 April 1706, in an official register of applications to the Treasury Board.

Register, No. 1846.

National Archives, Kew, T4/8/222.

VaJ 402

‘Mr Vanbrughs proposall’ concerning actresses' salaries, in the hand of Sir John Stanley, [spring 1706]. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 83.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part 1, f. 98r-v.

*VaJ 403

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Owen Swiney concerning the Haymarket Theatre, the text entirely in Vanbrugh's hand and signed by him and Swiney, 14 August 1706. 1706.

Edited in Coke Papers, p. 7. Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), p. 77. Register, No. 1860.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 1r.

*VaJ 404

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Wilks, in a professional hand and signed by both men, 15 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1861.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 2r.

*VaJ 405

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Henry Norris, in a professional hand and signed by both men, 15 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1863.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 4r.

*VaJ 406

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Mrs Oldfield, in a professional hand and signed by both Vanbrugh and by Mrs Oldfield, 15 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1862.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 3r.

VaJ 407

Agreement between Vanbrugh and John Mills, in a professional hand and signed by Mills only, 20 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1864.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 5r.

VaJ 408

Agreement between Vanbrugh and William Bullock, in a professional hand and signed by Bullock only, 20 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1865.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 6r.

VaJ 409

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Theophilus Keen, in a professional hand and signed by Keen only, 20 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1866.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 7r.

VaJ 410

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Thomas Newman, in a professional hand and signed by Newman only, 20 August 1706. 1706.

Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 77. Register, No. 1867.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/2, f. 8r.

*VaJ 411

Autograph memorandum by Vanbrugh explaining why he denied Rich the right to produce plays, [c. August 1706]. 1706.

Edited in Coke Papers, pp. 9-10 (No. 5). Register, No. 1856.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part II, ff. 179r-80r.

*VaJ 412

Autograph signed memorandum of an agreement by Vanbrugh with Thomas Dorrell on the lease of a field for grazing, 27 March 1719. 1719.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN.1, [unnumbered item] .

*VaJ 413

Copy of a certificate of 30 October 1672 of the Lord Great Chamberlain's and Earl Marshal's places in all solemn proceedings, in a professional hand and signed as being a ‘true copy’ by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 19 December 1706. 1706.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 2169.

*VaJ 414

A leaf (pp. 21-2) from one of the Books of Works for Greenwich Hospital, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh, by Wren, and by Hawksmoor, March 1706/7. 1707.

Christie's, 20 June 1990, lot 367, with a facsimile in the sale catalogue. John Wilson's sale catalogue No. 69 (December 1990).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 415

Report on irregularities, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 30 May 1707. 1707.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 1486.

VaJ 416

Formal copy, in a professional hand, of a grant of Arms to David Long, High Sheriff of Devon (the original signed by Vanbrugh and by Henry St George), 14 July 1707. 1707.

Among the papers of Sir Henry St George the younger later in the Hermor-Hesketh Library at Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, sold at Sotheby's, 15 December 1999, lot 295, to Heywood Hill.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 417

Autograph receipt signed by Vanbrugh, for £10 for Sir James Bateman's Grant of Arms, 9 October 1707. 1707.

Later in the Enys Collection. Michael Silverman's sale catalogue No. 24 (2005), item 101.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 418

An official copy of a report to Henry Howard, Earl of Bindon, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand and the copy signed by Vanbrugh and by other officers of arms, 25 November 1707. 1707.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 2663.

*VaJ 419

Report to Henry Howard, Earl of Bindon, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and by other officers of arms, 25 November 1707. 1707.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence and papers, 1704-11. Volume DXXXVIII of the Blenheim Papers

British Library, Add. MS 61638, f. 77r.

*VaJ 420

Grant to Vanbrugh's sister Victoria of an annuity of £20 payable out of his newly-built Haymarket Theatre, in a professional hand and signed twice by Vanbrugh, 28 November 1707. 1707.

Bristol Record Office, 5139/284.

VaJ 421

Vanbrugh's retained copy, partly printed, of his agreement with Marchants Water-Works for a running water-course in the Haymarket Theatre, signed by Hugh Marchant, 27 January 1707[/8]. 1708.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN. 6.

VaJ 422

Formal bill of complaint by Vanbrugh and Swiney against Rich, Norris and Bullock, entirely in the hand of a legal scribe, 27 January [1707/8?]. 1708.

Register, No. 1953.

National Archives, Kew, C9/464/32.

*VaJ 423

‘An Account of Fees due to ye Register of the College of Arms’ in pursuance of an order of the Earl Marshal for a certificate of entries in the Office Books and Earl Marshal's Books since 1694, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 29 January 1707/8. 1708.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 1408.

VaJ 424

Copy by Winston of a memorandum to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain, proposing a subsidy by the Queen, 21 February 1707/[8].

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

Edited in Coke Papers, pp. 83-4 (No. 53). Register, No. 1957.

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 75r-7r.

*VaJ 425

Memorandum of ‘A particular Account of ye Daily Charge of an Opera’, partly in a professional hand, the last part in Vanbrugh's own hand, [c.8 March 1707/8]. 1708.

Edited in Coke Papers, pp. 88-9 (No. 56).

Harvard Theatre Collection, fMS Thr 348, No. 57 (b).

*VaJ 426

Memorandum of ‘A particular Account of ye daily Receipts of ye Opera's begining ye 13° January 1707/8 and ending 6° March 1707/8 Inclusive’, in a professional hand, with additions in other hands including Vanbrugh's, [c.8 March 1707/8]. 1708.

Edited in Coke Papers, pp. 90-1 (No. 57).

Harvard Theatre Collection, fMS Thr 348, No. 57 (c).

*VaJ 427

Autograph list by Vanbrugh of tradesmen's bills, 10 March 1707/8. 1708.

Edited in Coke Papers, pp. 92-3 (No. 58). Register, No. 1968 (in part).

Harvard Theatre Collection, fMS Thr 348, No. 24.

*VaJ 428

Autograph memorandum by Vanbrugh on ‘The Dayly Charge of an Opera’, 7 April 1708. 1708.

Sotheby's, 24 July 1916, to Borrow.

Edited in E.V. Unger and W.A. Jackson, The Carl H. Pforzheimer Library: English Literature 1475-1700, 3 vols (New York, 1940), III, 1059-60, and in Coke Papers, pp. 97-8 (No. 62). A typed transcript is in Westminster City Archives (A.M. Broadley, ‘Annals of the Haymarket’ (1911), Vol. II, f. iii). Register, No. 1972.

University of Texas at Austin, Pforzheimer MS 118.

*VaJ 429

Copy by Winston of Vanbrugh's memorandum on ‘The Dayly Charge of an Opera’, 7 April 1708.

In: the MS described under VaJ 57. Early 19th century.

Edited from this MS in Philip Olleson, ‘Vanbrugh and Opera at the Queen's Theatre, Haymarket’, TN, 26 (1971-2), 94-101 (p. 98).

British Library, Add. MS 38607, ff. 82r-3r.

*VaJ 430

Autograph memorandum on ‘Mr Vanbrugh shares’, being a proposal for profit-sharing in 1708-9, [c.14 April 1708]. 1708.

Facsimile in British Literary Autographs, Series I, ed Verlyn Klinkenborg et al. (New York, 1981), No. 64. Edited in Coke Papers, p. 99 (No. 63). Register, No. 1973.

Pierpont Morgan Library, R-V Autogrs. Misc.-Dramatists, [unnunbered item].

*VaJ 431

Grant of arms to Samuel Atkinson, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and by Sir Henry St George, 13 November 1708.

Photocopy in the British Library, RP 1461.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 432

Report to Henry Howard, Earl of Bindon, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and other officers of arms, 29 November 1708. 1708.

In: A folio composite volume of correspondence. Vol XL of the Blenheim Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 61540, ff. 35r-6r.

*VaJ 433

Four documents signed by Vanbrugh, ‘being accounts from various workmen for work done at Blenheim Palace, and another similar Doc[ument], unsigned’, May-June 1709. 1709.

Sotheby's, 31 January 1956, lot 444, to Hamilton.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh documents].

*VaJ 434

Autograph signed memorandum on ‘Reasons offer'd, for Preserving some Part of the old Manour’, 11 June 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 29-30 (No. 19).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 62r-3r.

VaJ 435

Copy of Vanbrugh's memorandum on ‘Reasons offer'd, for Preserving some Part of the old Manour’, 11 June 1709. c.1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 64r-5r.

VaJ 436

Copy of Vanbrugh's memorandum on ‘Reasons offer'd, for Preserving some Part of the old Manour’, 11 June 1709. c.1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 66r-7r.

*VaJ 437

Memorandum about Blenheim Palace, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh, 8 July 1709. 1709.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 32-3 (No. 21).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 70r-v.

*VaJ 438

Autograph ‘Proposalls for Work to be done at Blenheim in 1709’. 1708-9.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, ff. 6v-18r.

*VaJ 439

A quarto leaf from one of the books of Works for Greenwich Hospital, recording payments for March 1709/10, signed by Vanbrugh, by Wren, and by Hawksmoor. 1710.

Sotheby's, 19 July 1993, lot 452, to Maggs, with a facsimile in the sale catalogue.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

VaJ 440

Series of official copies of forty-four reports by the Board of the Office of Works, to the Earl of Godolphin, to the Commissioners for Adjusting His Late Majesty's Debts, to Lord Oxford and to the Treasury (the originals having been signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others), from 29 June 1709 to 29 November 1712, occupying pp. 12, 22, 23, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 40-1, 43, 47-8, 51, 58, 59, 60, 69, 71-2, 73, 73, 78-9, 81, 83, 86, 101, 108, 117, 133, 134, 150, 154, 158, 162, 163, 164-5, 168, 191-2, 193, 195, 200, 201, 202, 203, and 247. c.1709-12.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/5, passim.

*VaJ 441

Document concerning Greenwich Hospital, signed by Vanbrugh, by Wren, by Hawksmoor and others, 19 January 1709/10. 1710.

Haverford College, Charles Roberts Autograph Letters Collection, MS Coll. 520.

*VaJ 442

Autograph memorandum signed by Vanbrugh, about his salary and expenses, 10 February 17[09/]10. 1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited in Downes, p. 536 (Appendix G, No. 1).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 137r.

*VaJ 443

Document in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and others, 6 July 1710. 1710.

Later owned by Robert Borthwick Adam (1863-1940), American book collector. Afterwards in the collection of Donald Frizell Hyde (1909-66) and Mary Hyde (1912-2003), Viscountess Eccles.

Recorded in The R. B. Adam Library, 3 vols (London & New York, 1929), III, 247 [ref. Life 4.1.55].

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 444

A building account relating to Blenheim Palace for the period 19 June to 18 September 1710, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, September 1710.

College of Arms, Scrapbook Additions, No. 28.

*VaJ 445

Copy by Vanbrugh of a letter to him by J. Taylor, 6 October 1710. c.1710.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 44-8 (No. 33).

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 121r.

*VaJ 446

Report to Henry Howard, Earl of Suffolk, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, [undated, after 1709]. c.1710-14.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 2105.

*VaJ 447

Mason's bill for work done at Blenheim, countersigned by Vanbrugh, [undated]. c.1710-15.

Sotheby's, 30 November 1938, lot 835, to Kenny.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 448

An architect's certificate for £91 15s 2d signed by Vanbrugh, a single quarto leaf, 13 January 1710[/11?]. 1711.

Henry Sotheran's sale catalogue of autograph letters [1904], item 849.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 449

Copy of a memorandum of ‘Work directed by the Duke of Marlborough to be done at Blenheim this year: 1711’, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, sent to Robert Harley, 15 June 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 86r.

*VaJ 450

Report to Robert Harley, Earl of Oxford, about marble delivered to Blenheim, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and by Christopher Wren, at Whitehall, Office of Works, 29 June 1711. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland, X (1931), p. 138.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, f. 98r.

*VaJ 451

Statement of money due to Henry Wise for plants transferred to Blenheim between 17 October 1710 and 1 November 1711, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh. 1711.

Later owned by William Westley Manning (1868-1954), artist. Sotheby's, 25 January 1955 (Westley Manning sale), lot 460, to Peter Murray Hill.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 452

Statement of accounts concerning the value of materials of John Noble's booth in Woodstock Park on 14 July 1710, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh as being ‘Allow'd’ by him, [October-ante 16 November 1711], on f. iiir in a grangerised exemplum of Broadley's book. 1710.

Westminster City Archives, A. M. Broadley, ‘Annals of the Haymarket’ (1911), Vol. II.

VaJ 453

Official copy (‘Vera copia’ made for Charles Mawson) of an illuminated grant of arms to the Dummer family of Swathling, Hampshire (the original signed by Vanbrugh and by Henry St George), 22 October 1711. c.1711.

Boston Public Library, MS Eng. 132pb.

*VaJ 454

Autograph version of a memorandum of ‘Work directed by the Duke of Marlborough to be done at Blenheim this year: 1711’. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 23r.

*VaJ 455

Autograph version of a memorandum of ‘Work directed by the Duke of Marlborough to be done at Blenheim this year: 1711’. 1711.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 22r.

*VaJ 456

Autograph proposals by Vanbrugh for building fifty new churches, [1711]. 1711.

In: A folio composite volume of papers of John Robinson (1650-1723), Bishop of London, chiefly relating to ecclesiastical matters, in various hands, 401 leaves.

Edited in Whistler, pp. 247-52 (Appendix II), with a facsimile of one page containing his sketch of a cemetery at Surat as Plate 140, and in Downes (1977), pp. 257-8 (Appendix E), with a facsimile example of the same page as Plate 55.

Bodleian, MS Rawl. B. 376, ff. 351r-2r.

VaJ 457

Copy of ‘Mr Van-Brugg's Proposals about Building ye new Churches’, [1711]. c.1711.

In: A folio composite volume of letters and papers chiefly relating to nonjurors, in various hands, ii + 308 leaves, c.1689-1713.

Bodleian, MS Eng. hist. b. 2, f. 47r.

*VaJ 458

Report to the Deputy Earl Marshal signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 19 January 1711/12. 1712.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, EM 547.

VaJ 459

Copy of a memorial by Vanbrugh about ‘Worke which the Duke of Marlborough has desir'd may be done this Year at Blenheim’, 15 June 1712. c.1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

British Library, Add. MS 19605, f. 166r.

*VaJ 460

Autograph docket by Vanbrugh (‘Accepted August the 4th 1712’) on a bill of exchange, in the hand of his brother Sir Charles Vanbrugh, for payment of £26 to Thomas Ray, Ostend, 25 July 1712. 1712.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN.8.

*VaJ 461

Memorandum on money ‘Due to Severall Workmen and Artificers for Worke pform'd by them at the Building of Blenheim’, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh, by Nicholas Hawksmoor and by Henry Joynes, July 1712. 1712.

In:

British Library, Add. MS 19603, f. 57r-v.

*VaJ 462

Memorandum on money ‘Due to Severall Workmen and Artificers for Worke pform'd by them at the Building of Blenheim’, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh, by Nicholas Hawksmoor and by Henry Joynes, July-October 1712. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 93r-4r.

*VaJ 463

Autograph memorandum signed by Vanbrugh, to John Grigsby, about the payment of a dividend in South Sea Company stock of Charles Vanbrugh, 12 November 1712. In an extra-illustrated exemplum of Peter Cunningham's The Story of New Gwyn, near p. 14. 1712.

Later owned by W.A. Foyle (1885-1963), of Beeleigh Abbey, Essex, bookseller. Christie's, 12 July 2000 (Foyle sale, Part III), lot 329.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 464

Autograph memorandum signed by Vanbrugh (imperfect), concerning the Duke of Marlborough's will, 18 November 1712. A scribal abstract of the will is on f. 57r. 1712.

In: the MS described under VaJ 238.

Edited in Works, IV, 53 (No. 41, misdated ‘10th’ November). Facsimile in Garnett & Gosse (1903), III, 167.

British Library, Add. MS 32679, f. 18r.

*VaJ 465

Warrant authorising John Grigsby to pay to Thomas Kynaston a South Sea Company dividend on behalf of Charles Vanbrugh, in a professional hand and signed by Sir John Vanbrugh, 24 February 1712/13. 1713.

Edited in Judith Milhous, ‘Five New Letters by Sir John Vanbrugh’, HLB, 27 (1979), 434-41 (p. 437).

Princeton, RTC01 Box 21, fl. 11, unnumbered item [ii].

*VaJ 466

Illuminated Grant of Arms to Sir John Leake, on vellum, signed by Vanbrugh as Clarenceux King of Arms, 16 April 1713. 1713.

Phillips, 12 June 1998, lot 331, to Maggs, with a facsimile in the sale catalogue. Maggs's sale catalogue No. 1257, item 182.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

VaJ 467

Copy of Vanbrugh's ‘Estimate of the Expence for Finishing the Works of Blenheim Castle in Woodstock Park’, November 1714. c.1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, ff. 28r-9v.

*VaJ 468

The seventh of ten folio monthly account books of the Surveyor and Comptrollers of the building of Blenheim Palace, formally detailing all payments and expenses, neatly set out by one or more clerks, with occasional corrections by the Surveyor and Comptrollers, signed generally by Vanbrugh, and by Henry Joynes, Inspector of the Works, and sometimes by Tilman Bobart, Comptroller, at the end of each month, covering altogether June 1705 to December 1714, Vanbrugh's signature appearing in this volume on ff. 4r, 9r, 12v, 15v, 18v, 21r, 25v, 29r, 38r, 43v, 48r, 54r, 59r, 63r, 66v, 69r, 73r, 77r, 79v, 81v, 84r, 91r, 94r, and 96v. 1705-8.

British Library, Add. MS 19598.

VaJ 469

Scribal draft.of a report to the Treasury (the original signed by Vanbrugh, by Nicholas Hawksmoor and by Henry Joynes), 2 December 1714. c.1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 461.

British Library, Add. MS 19603, ff. 53v-4r.

VaJ 470

Copy of a report to the Treasury (the original signed by Vanbrugh, by Nicholas Hawksmoor and by Henry Joynes), 2 December 1714. c.1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 461.

British Library, Add. MS 19603, f. 52r.

*VaJ 471

Report to the Treasury, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh, by Nicholas Hawksmoor and by Henry Joynes, 2 December 1714. 1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 461.

British Library, Add. MS 19603, ff. 55v-6r.

*VaJ 472

Autograph memorandum by Vanbrugh on the ‘St[ate] of the Debt at Blenheim’, comprising a few calculations with an endorsement, ante 5 December 1714. 1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 461.

British Library, Add. MS 19603, ff. 58r-9v.

*VaJ 473

Grant of arms to Matthew and Richard Howard, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and by Richard St George, 21 December 1714. 1714.

College of Arms, [in frame].

VaJ 474

Copy of an agreement between Vanbrugh, as Marlborough's agent, and George Lowe for a cottage house [before 1715]. c.1714.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, ff. 122r-3r.

VaJ 475

Copy of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury, giving ‘An Account of what has passed with the Treasury relating to the Building at Blenheim since my Lord Godolphin was removed’ (incorporating Vanbrugh's copies of his related letters to various bodies). [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

In: the MS described under VaJ 37.

British Library, Add. MS 19605, ff. 108r-9r.

VaJ 476

Copy of ‘The Reply of Sr. John Vanbrugh on the behalf of the Workmen employed in the Building of Blenheim, Humbly presented to the Kings most Excellent Majesty’, [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

In:

British Library, Add. MS 31356, ff. 109r-11v.

VaJ 477

Copy of a version of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury on Blenheim Palace, [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

In: the MS described under VaJ 130.

British Library, Add. MS 19602, ff. 84r-8r.

VaJ 478

Copy of ‘The Reply of Sr. John Vanbrugh on the behalf of the Workmen employed in the Building of Blenheim, Humbly presented to the Kings most Excellent Majesty’, [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

In: the MS described under VaJ 130.

Edited in Works, IV, 198-203 (Appendix I, No. 3).

British Library, Add. MS 19602, ff. 95r-8r.

*VaJ 479

Copy of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury on 10 October 1710, giving ‘An Account of what has passed with the Treasury relating to the Building at Blenheim since my Lord Godolphin was removed’ (incorporating Vanbrugh's copies of his related letters to various bodies), this copy in a professional hand, signed twice by Vanbrugh, and sent to Robert Harley, [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

In: the MS described under VaJ 129.

Edited in HMC, Portland X (1931), pp. 140-3.

British Library, Add. MS 70046, ff. 104r-6v.

*VaJ 480

A version of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury on Blenheim Palace, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, [c.1714-15]. c.1714-15.

Edited (from Coxe's transcript) in Works, IV, 192-8.

National Archives, Kew, T1/186/147-51v.

*VaJ 481

Memorandum [? to Thomas Coke, Vice Chamberlain] on the history of Vanbrugh's agreement with Owen Swiney, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh (f. 169r), with professional copies of related letters by Lord Shrewsbury and Colley Cibber (ff. 169v-70r) and Vanbrugh's autograph copies of letters by Swiney (ff. 171-2), [c.February 1714/15]. 1715.

Edited in Albert Rosenberg, ‘New Light on Vanbrugh’, PQ, 45 (1966), 603-13 (p. 609), and in Coke Papers, pp. 233-6. Recorded by Milhous and Hume in TN, 35 (1981), 122. Register, No. 2506.

National Archives, Kew, LC 7/3, Part II, ff. 169r-72r.

VaJ 482

Official copy of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on expenses for the funeral of Queen Anne and the Coronation of George I, 10 June 171.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/6, p. 64.

*VaJ 483

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on expenses for the funeral of Queen Anne and the Coronation of George I, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, 10 June 1715. 1715.

National Archives, Kew, T1/190/200.

VaJ 484

Copy of the report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works (the original signed by Vanbrugh and others), 20 October 1715. c.1715.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/6, p. 106.

VaJ 485

Copy of the report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on allowances for late officers and clerks, in a professional hand (the original signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others), 9 November 1715. c.1715.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/6, p. 109.

*VaJ 486

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on bills for works done at Windsor Castle, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, 9 November 1715. 1715.

National Archives, Kew, T1/193/76r-7v.

*VaJ 487

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on allowances for late officers and clerks, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, 9 November 1715. 1715.

National Archives, Kew, T1/193/80r-1v.

VaJ 488

Copy of the report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on bills for works done at Windsor Castle (the original signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others), 9 November 1715. c.1715.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/6, p. 108.

*VaJ 489

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on debts incurred by the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, [c.28 December 1715]. 1715.

National Archives, Kew, T1/197/87r-8v.

*VaJ 490

Autograph memorandum of Vanbrugh's payment of £100 for South Sea stock ‘at Midsummer last’, undated, loosely inserted in his account book. c.1715-26.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN.16 [addendum].

VaJ 490.5

Copy of Vanbrugh's report to the Treasury, giving ‘An Account of what has passed with the Treasury relating to the Building at Blenheim since my Lord Godolphin was removed’ (incorporating Vanbrugh's copies of his related letters to various bodies, [c.1714-15].

In: the MS described under VaJ 131.5.

British Library, Add. MS 61356, ff. 37r-40v.

*VaJ 491

Autograph memorandum by Vanbrugh, about the Duchess of Marlborough, endorsed by her, [after July 1716]. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 131.5.

Edited in Whistler, p. 246 (Appendix I, No. 25).

British Library, Add. MS 61356, f. 33r.

*VaJ 492

Memorandum of James Thornhill's expenses, in a scribal hand and signed and subscribed by Vanbrugh, December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, f. 40r.

VaJ 493

Memorandum of James Thornhill's expenses, in a scribal hand and signed and subscribed by Vanbrugh, December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 35.

British Library, Add. MS 61353, ff. 42r-3r.

*VaJ 494

Vanbrugh's autograph proposals to the King, in French, for rebuilding part of Hampton Court Palace [c.1716], together with a clerk's copy of the same document signed by Vanbrugh. 1716.

Sotheby's, 23 July 1985, lot 549. Sotheby's, 18 December 1986, lot 315, to Curry. Sotheby's, 18 December 1995, lot 543, to Maggs, with a facsimile page in the sale catalogue.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 495

‘Explanation of the Design’ of a house for Mr John Hedworth, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh [c.1716?]. 1716.

Maggs's sale catalogues No. 554 (Spring 1931), item 308, and No. 646 (Summer 1937), item 576. Later owned by William Westley Manning (1868-1954), artist. Sotheby's, 25 January 1955 (Westley Manning sale), lot 459.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

VaJ 495.5

Copy of a memorandum by Vanbrugh of James Thornhill's expenses at Blenheim, totalling £978, in a professional hand, December 1716. 1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 42r.

VaJ 495.8

Memorandum of Vanbrugh's estimates for completing Blenheim, in an unidentified hand. c.1716.

In: the MS described under VaJ 229.

British Library, Add. MS 61354, f. 43r.

*VaJ 496

Copy of an ‘Abstract of the new Regulations, at present State of the Board of His Majesty's Works’, in a professional hand, endorsed in Vanbrugh's hand ‘Copy of a Paper given to the King. From the Late Treasury…translated into French and given to the King by Mr Walpole’, 8 February 1716/17. 1717.

In: the MS described under VaJ 272.

British Library, Add. MS 61605, f. 181r-v.

*VaJ 497

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, on the employment of Mr Mercer as Clerk Engrosser, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, Wren and others, 26 February 1716[/17?]. 1717.

National Archives, Kew, T1/206/105.

*VaJ 498

Memorial about incorporating the Surveyor of the Roads in the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and endorsed in Vanbrugh's hand ‘Surveyr: of the Kings Private Roads’, [April 1717]. 1717.

National Archives, Kew, T1/206/233r-4v.

*VaJ 499

Report to Henry, Earl of Suffolk, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand, signed by Vanbrugh and other officers of arms, 3 May 1717. 1717.

In:

British Library, Add. MS 61649, ff. 124r-5r.

*VaJ 500

Autograph petition signed by Vanbrugh, to the Earl Marshal, 21 June 1717. 1717.

Pierpont Morgan Library, 19515.

*VaJ 501

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and others, 23 July 1717. 1717.

National Archives, Kew, T1/208/25r-6v.

VaJ 502

Copy of a report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works (the original signed by Vanbrugh and others), 12 August 1717. Work 6/7, p. 23).

National Archives, Kew, T56/18, p. 41.

VaJ 503

Copy of a report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works (the original signed by Vanbrugh and others), 12 August 1717. c.1717.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/7, p. 23.

*VaJ 504

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and others, 29 August 1717.

National Archives, Kew, T1/208/160r-1v.

VaJ 505

Official copy of a report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works (the original signed by Vanbrugh and others), 29 August 1717. c.1717.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/7, p. 20.

VaJ 506

Copy by Samuel Stebbing of a memorandum by Vanbrugh on reasons why the Norroy King of Arms should not share in the Garter King of Arms's fees during a vacancy of the latter, 1717. c.1717.

In: A folio composite volume of miscellaneous and genealogical collections, in several hands, 183 leaves.

Bodleian, MS Rawl. D. 807, p. 145.

*VaJ 507

Report to the Treasury on alleged abuses committed by the late Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and Charles Dartiquenave, [1718. 1718.

National Archives, Kew, T1/220/144r-5r.

VaJ 508

Copy of Vanbrugh's lease of the Haymarket Theatre to James and Thomas Yarburgh, 16 March 1718/19, in an official abstract of deeds. c.1719.

Register, No. 2910.

London Metropolitan Archives, MDR/Middlesex Land Register 1719/6, No. 323.

VaJ 509

‘Remarks on the Conduct of Wm Benson Esqr Surveyr: of His Majesties Works’, in a professional hand and anonymous, [March 1718/19]. 1719.

Edited. as by Vanbrugh, in Downes (1977), p. 262 (Appendix H).

National Archives, Kew, T1/216/82r-3r.

*VaJ 510

Memorandum on ‘The Sevll: Charges against Thomas Rowland Clerk of his Majesty's Works att Windsor Castle’, in a professional hand and docketed in Vanbrugh's hand, [? 17 August 1719]. 1719.

National Archives, Kew, T1/220/62-6.

VaJ 511

Copy of a memorandum by Vanbrugh about an additional officer for the Establishment of the Board of Works [1719]. 1719.

In: the MS described under VaJ 272.

British Library, Add. MS 61605, f. 187r.

VaJ 512

Copy of Vanbrugh's indenture assigning the Haymarket Theatre to Charles Vanbrugh, 13 October 1720. c.1720.

Register, No. 3031.

National Archives, Kew, LR 1/282, ff. 190r-1r.

VaJ 513

Copy of a certificate (the original signed by Vanbrugh as Comptroller of the Works), appointing Nicholas Hawksmoor as his Deputy, 5 July 1721. 1721.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/12, p. 12.

VaJ 514

Series of official copies of twenty-one reports by the Board of the Office of Works principally to the Treasury (the originals having been signed by Vanbrugh and others), from 26 September 1723 to 23 March 1725[/6?], occupying pp. 10, 13-14, 23, 25, 27-9, 31, 33, 35, 37-9, 58-9, 75, 83, 89-90, 101, 112, and 125-6. c.1723-6.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/15.

*VaJ 515

Illuminated Grant of Arms, to Thomas Bodicoate, London merchant, signed by Vanbrugh as Clerenceux King of Arms, and by John Anstis, Garter, on vellum, 3 August 1720. 1720.

Maggs's sale catalogue No. 1432 (2009), item 165, with a facsimile inside the rear cover.

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

VaJ 516

Agreement between Vanbrugh and Thomas Miller of Fulham, signed by the latter only, concerning Miller's invention of a method for burning brick tiles, 9 June 1721. 1721.

Borthwick Institute, University of York, YM/VAN.7.

*VaJ 517

Illuminated Grant of Arms, to Stephen Martin of Bedington, heir to Admiral Sir John Leake, signed by Vanbrugh as Clarenceux King of Arms and by John Anstis, Garter, on vellum, 19 February ‘1721’. I 1721.

Phillips, 12 June 1998, lot 332, with facsimile in the sale catalogue (cover and p. 331).

Untraced, [Vanbrugh document].

*VaJ 518

A partly printed document signed by Vanbrugh, giving power of attorney to Jeremiah Nicolls in relation to South Sea Company stock, 9 June 1723. 1723.

In: A folio composite volume of letters and papers, in various hands and paper sizes, ii + 179 leaves, with an index by William Upcott, in half-leather.

Volume DXVIII of the Evelyn Papers.

British Library, Add. MS 78685, f. 109r.

*VaJ 519

Vanbrugh's surrender of the office of Clarenceux King of Arms, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, 9 February 1724/5. 1725.

College of Arms, LP 9.

*VaJ 520

Report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh and others, 23 April 1725. 1725.

National Archives, Kew, T1/252/251.

VaJ 521

Copy of a report to the Treasury by the Board of the Office of Works, in a professional hand (the original signed by Vanbrugh and others), 23 April 1725.

National Archives, Kew, Work 6/15, p. 80.

*VaJ 522

‘The Memorial of Sr. John Vanbrugh’, a petition to the Treasury, in a professional hand and signed and subscribed by Vanbrugh, [1725]. 1725.

Edited in Works, IV, 204-5 (Appendix I, No. 4).

National Archives, Kew, T1/253/165r-7r.

Will

*VaJ 523

Vanbrugh's autograph last will and testament, unsigned, written, with a codicil, 30-31 August 1725 and proved 22 April 1726. 1725.

National Archives, Kew, PROB 1/61.

*VaJ 524

A registered copy of Vanbrugh's last will and testament, written 30-31 August 1725 and proved 22 April 1726. 1726.

National Archives, Kew, PROB 11/608/84.

Miscellaneous Extracts from Works by Vanbrugh

Extracts

VaJ 525

Extracts from plays by Vanbrugh, including The Relapse, The Provoked Wife, Esop, The Confederacy, and The False Friend, headed ‘The Cream of Poetry / Vanbrugh's Plays’.

In: A quarto verse miscellany, in four hands, written from both ends, 52 leaves, modern half-calf on marbled boards. Compiled at least in part by Thomas Barker, of Jesus College, Cambridge (inscription f. 1r). c.1728-33.

Later owned by F.W. Cosens (1819-9), book collector; by J.W. Jarvis (pencil inscription inside front cover); and by Francis Jenkinson, librarian, in 1923.

Cambridge University Library, MS Add. 6455, ff. 52v-49r rev.