Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800

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Dates:
Birth 1733-02-24
Death 1800-06-30

Biographical notes:

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount of Sydney, British Whig statesman. Lord of the Treasury (1765), Speaker of the House of Commons (1766), and member of the Privy Council (1767), Secretary of State for Home Affairs, War, and the Colonies (1782). In the latter capacity he guided the negotiations for the Treaty of 1783 between Britain and the United States.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount of Sydney, 1765-1787. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551596

British public official.

From the description of Thomas Townshend, Viscount Sydney, papers, 1782-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981029

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Subjects:

  • Politicians--Great Britain--Correspondence
  • First Fleet, 1787-1788
  • Canals

Occupations:

  • Public officials--Great Britain

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • New South Wales (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • Quebec (as recorded)
  • Vermont (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)