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January 2008

New sources for the City of London

Dr Matthew Davies, 31 January 2008

Two new sources for the City are now live. H.T. Riley's 'Memorials of London and London life', being extracts from the early archives, is available alongside the Calendar of the Letter Books on which it draws. For the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the index to the Remembrancia (1878) is also live. Read them both, using the links below:

Further records of Edinburgh

Dr Peter Webster, 24 January 2008

Further records of the burgh of Edinburgh are now live. This volume, of extracts from the records of the burgh for the period 1573-1589, brings our total holdings of this Burgh Record Society series to four volumes. Read them all at:

Three more volumes of State Papers, Colonial live

Jonathan Blaney, 16 January 2008

Three more volumes are now live. These provide more information on seventeenth-century British trade with the East and West Indies and America. Read the whole series so far at:

New VCH volumes now live

Elizabeth Williamson, 14 January 2008

Four more volumes of the Victoria County History are now live. These include volume 3, which details the city and university of Cambridge. See all eight volumes at: