Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1694-09-25
Death 1754-03-06
Britons

Biographical notes:

Epithet: of Lewes

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English statesman.

From the description of Letter signed : London, to Robert Walpole, 1743 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857635

British statesman.

From the description of Document signed : Whitehall, 1748 July 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890748

Epithet: Secretary at War

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Pelham was elected to the House of Commons to represent Seaford in 1717. In 1720, he was appointed treasurer, and in 1721, one of the lords of the treasury. In 1722, he returned to the House of Commons to represent Sussex, a position that he held for the rest of his life. In 1724, he resigned from the treasury and was appointed secretary of war. In 1725, he was appointed a member of the privy council, and in 1730, paymaster of the forces. In 1743, he was appointed lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.

From the description of Pelham papers, 1742-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84398080

From the description of Pelham papers, 1742-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147464

Henry Pelham was elected to the House of Commons to represent Seaford in 1717. In 1720, he was appointed treasurer, and in 1721, one of the lords of the treasury. In 1722, he returned to the House of Commons to represent Sussex, a position that he held for the rest of his life. In 1724, he resigned from the treasury and was appointed secretary of war. In 1725, he was appointed a member of the privy council, and in 1730, paymaster of the forces. In 1743, he was appointed lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.

From the guide to the Pelham papers, 1742-1749, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Epithet: Secretary to the Victualling Commission

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Epithet: Secretary of State

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Subjects:

  • Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748

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Places:

  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (as recorded)
  • St. Malo, France (as recorded)
  • Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom (as recorded)