Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782

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Dates:
Birth 1730-05-13
Death 1782-07-01
Britons

Biographical notes:

English Prime-minster.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656097

English prime minister.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852880

English statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656113

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Square, to Mr. Laurens, 1782 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656110

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grosvenor Sq., to a Lord, 1779 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888719

Upon becoming prime minister in March 1782, the Marquis of Rockingham appointed Lord Cavendish as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Edmund Burke as paymaster general of the British forces.

Burke fulfilled the duties of this office for only a few months turning in his resignation following the death of Rockingham in July of that year.

From the description of Letter : to our right trusty and welbeloved counsellor Edmund Burke, Paymaster General of our guards garrisons & land forces, 19 Apr. 1782. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35590187

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