Glenelg, Charles Grant, Baron, 1778-1866Alternative names
Governor-general of India.
From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) : various places [in England], to Lady Shore [Teignmouth], 1793 Feb. 2-1794 June 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870883
Charles Grant was born in Kidderpore, Bengal in 1778. Educated at Magdalane College Cambridge he served as MP for the borough of Inverness and Fortrose between 1811-1818. In 1827 he was president of the Board of Trade and in 1835 Colonial Secretary. He died in Cannes in 1866
From the guide to the Charles Grant collection, 1836-1842, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)