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Permissions Relative to Oxford's 77 Letters

Permissions to post transcriptions of Oxford's letters on this website have been secured from the British Library (BL), the Public Record Office (PRO), Hatfield House (CP for "Cecil Papers"), the Huntington Library, and the Essex Record Office (ERO). Permission granted by the latter comes with the proviso that the ERO itself is not necessarily the ultimate copyright holder of documents in its collection. Alan H. Nelson declares himself prepared to defer to any party or parties capable of establishing copyright in the ERO document (=44).

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