Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797

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Dates:
Birth 1729-01-12
Death 1797-07-09
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Biographical notes:

Private secretary to the British prime minister Rockingham who opposed British policies in America.

From the description of ALS, 1775 January 12 : Westminister, to the Marquis of Rockingham. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283720

English statesman and orator.

From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : [n.p.], to Sir Peter Burrell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858706

From the description of Autograph letter unsigned : Dub[li]n, to Richard Shackleton, 1744 May 10. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 79319336

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beaconsfield [sic], to Luke Gardiner, 1778 Aug. [24]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515543

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beconsfield [sic], to Sir Philip Francis, 1778 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515529

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dublin, to Richard Shackleton, 1744 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870460

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) was a Whig political philosopher. Among his many publications were A Vindication of Natural Society (1756), On Moving his Resolutions for Conciliation with the American Colonies (1774), and Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790). He served in the Parliament from 1765 to 1794, and was an early member of the Literary Club in London, with Samuel Johnson.

From the guide to the Edmund Burke letters, 1762-1797., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Statesman.

From the description of Letter, 1782. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 50656088

British statesman and orator.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Broad Sanctuary," to Philip Francis, [1773 Oct. 27] "Wednesday Night." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515141

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Bd Sancty," to John Bourke, [1773 Oct. 12] "Tuesday morn." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270515132

From the description of Letter, ca. 1791, to Sir Philip Francis, London. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122546410

The British statesman Edmund Burke was famous not only for his politics, but also for his rhetoric. As a leading member of the "Old Whig" party, Burke opposed George III's absolute monarchy and advocated liberal treatment of the American colonies.

From the description of Manuscript speech fragment signed "Mr. E. Burke, " n.d. [after 21 June 1779]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864923

Edmund Burke, British politician and author. He supported the American colonies in their struggles against King George III and strongly opposed the French Revolution. Burke is often regarded as the father of Anglo-American conservatism.

From the description of Edmund Burke manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1793-1795 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77744223

Burke was an Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, philosopher and member of the British House of Commons as a member of the Whig party.

From the description of [Letter] 1795 Oct. 5, Beaconsfield, [England to] Doctor Burney / Em. Burke. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 181642153

Edmund Burke, Irish-born author and politician. He supported the American colonies in their struggles against King George III and strongly opposed the French Revolution. Burke is often regarded as the father of Anglo-American conservatism.

From the guide to the Edmund Burke manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1795, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Burke was a British statesman.

From the description of Papers, 1779-1825. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505846

From the guide to the Papers, 1779-1825., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) was a Whig political philosopher. He served in Parliament from 1765 to 1794, and was an early member of the Literary Club in London.

From the description of Edmund Burke letters, 1762-1797. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612837222

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  • Authors, Irish--19th century--Correspondence
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  • English poetry--18th century
  • Anglo--French War, 1778-1783
  • Publishers and publishing--History--18th century
  • Catholics
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  • Law
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  • Political scientists--Correspondence
  • Statesmen--Sources
  • Catholic emancipation
  • English literature--18th century
  • Letters
  • Art and society--History--18th century
  • Trials
  • Fisheries--History--18th century
  • Statesmen--Correspondence

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