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Author Hervey of Ickworth, John Hervey, Baron, 1696-1743.

Title Some materials towards Memoirs of the reign of King George II [microform] / by John, Lord Hervey ; printed from a copy of the original manuscript in the royal archives at Windsor castle; and from the original manuscript at Ickworth ; edited by Romney Sedgwick sometime fellow of Trinity college, Cambridge ...

Imprint London : [Eyre & Spottiswoode ltd.], 1931.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Basement Library of English Literature Microfiche Cabinets  LEL 21942-43    ---  Available
Description 3 v. : ports.
Series Library of English literature ; LEL 21942-43
Note Paged continuously.
Half-title: Lord Hervey's Memoirs.
"This, the first complete edition of Lord Hervey's Memoirs, is limited to nine hundred copies, of which two hundred and fifty are reserved for the United States of America. The type has been distributed. This copy is number 406."
A combination of the original mutilated manuscript and a copy made in 1781, unlocated until 1912. cf. Introduction.
Actually an autobiographical account for the years 1727-1737 with a satirical picture of the court. cf. Dictionary of national biography.
Other editions (1848 and 1884) published under title: Memoirs of the reign of George the Second.
Contents v. 1. Introduction. Lord Hervey's Memoirs [1727-1734] -- v. 2. Lord Hervey's Memoirs [cont., 1734-1737] -- v. 3. Lord Hervey's Memoirs [cont., 1737]. Appendix I: Notes and letters by Lord Hervey relating to Cabinet meetings in 1740 and his dismissal in 1742. Appendix II: An account of my own constitution and illness, with some rules for the preservation of health; for the use of my children: by Lord Hervey, written in 1731.
Reproduction Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1976. 2 microfiches : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 21942-43)
Note s 1976 ilu n
Subject George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760.
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.
Added Author Sedgwick, Romney, 1894-
Added Title Lord Hervey's memoirs [microform]
Memoirs of the reign of George the Second [microform]

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