Law, Thomas Graves, 1836-1904

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The Scottish historian and bibliographer Thomas Graves Law was born on 4 December 1836. He was the grandson of Edward Law, 1st Baron of Ellenborough. He was educated at Winchester, University College, London, and at Stoneyhurst. He was a Roman Catholic priest, 1860-1878, and then in 1880 he married Wilhelmina Henrietta Allen, the grand-daughter of the 1st Earl of Camperdown. Law was Keeper or Librarian of the Signet Library, 1878 until 1901. He received the degree of Honorary Doctor of Laws from Edinburgh University, 1898. Thomas Graves Law died on 12 March 1904.

From the guide to the Letters of Thomas Graves Law (1836-1904), 1880-1891, (Edinburgh University Library)

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referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXVIII (ff. 299). 16 June-21 Sept. 1896.includes:f. 1 Henri Eugène Philippe Louis d' Orléans, Duc d'Aumale: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1860-1896.: Engl. and Fr.f. 3 Christian David Ginsburg, Hebraist: Letters to W. E. Gladston... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCII (ff. 352). July-Oct. 1884.includes:f. 1 Robert Gregory, DD; Dean of St Paul's: Letter to Rev. S. E. Gladstone: 1884.f. 3 Sir Peter Benson Maxwell, Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1855-1884.ff. 5, ... British Library
creatorOf Letters of Thomas Graves Law (1836-1904), 1880-1891 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Gladstone papers, correspondence: Vol. CCCCXXVI British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXIV (ff. 262). Jan.-Apr. 1879.includes:ff. 1, 16, 78, 116, 180 George Bentley, of Richard Bentley and Son, publishers: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1860-1889.f. 3 Charles Stuart, 12th Baron Blantyre: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone:... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXVII (ff. 309). Jan-Mar. 1880.includes:f. 1 Madame Juliette Adam, French writer: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1880.: Fr.ff. 2, 15, 184, 276 Margaret De Lisle, daughter of Ambrose Lisle March Phillipps De Lisle: Correspondence with W. E. G... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXIII (ff. 292). Oct.-Dec. 1889.includes:f. 1 Fanny Mary Beere, d 1915 actress; married 2ndly: (1876) Bernard Beere, of Ostend; and 3rdly (1900) A C S Olivier: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1882-1889. f. 3 Baron Carl von Malortie,; German wr... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXVI (ff. 325). 12 May-Sept. 1887.includes:ff. 1, 129, 295, 306 Henry Holiday, RA: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1879-1896.f. 2 Richard Francis Weymouth, Headmaster of Mill Hill School: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1878-1896.f. 4 Frederic ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXIV (ff. 342). Jan.-Apr. 1890.includes:ff. 1, 62, 137 Sir William Reynell Anson, 3rd Baronet: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1888-1892.f. 2 William Boyd Carpenter, Bishop of Ripon: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1872-1893.f. 4 Justin McCar... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXX (ff. 316). June-Aug. 1892.includes:f. 1 Mortimer Menpes, artist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1889, 1892.ff. 3, 39, 69, 77, 137 Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, FSA; Keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXIX (ff. 294). June-Sept.1888.includes:ff. 1, 63 Henry Holiday, RA: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1879-1896. f. 3 Colonel Edward William Pelham-Clinton, 2nd son of Henry, 5th Duke of Newcastle: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1864-1894.... British Library
creatorOf Duff, E. Gordon (Edward Gordon), 1863-1924. Papers of E. Gordon Duff, 1882-1924. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Law, Thomas Graves, 1836-1904. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1899-1901. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCV (ff. 318). 9 Mar.-9 May 1883.includes:f. 1 Pauline Marie Armande Aglaé Craven, wife of A D Craven: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1874-1883.ff. 3, 28 Hugh Law, Lord Chancellor of Ireland: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1869-1883.f.... British Library
creatorOf Addis, W. E. Letter to Thomas G. Law, 1893. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Letters of Thomas Graves Law (1836-1904), 1880-1891 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXV (ff. 289). May-19 Sept. 1890.includes:f. 1 Bertram Wodehouse Currie, banker: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1884-1892.f. 3 John Hawkins Simpson, author: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1890-1896.f. 5 Edward Moore, Principal of S... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCII (ff. 340). Oct.-Nov. 1882.includes:ff. 1, 24, 43 William Bright, DD; Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Oxford University: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1858-1882.f. 4 Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet; RA: Letters to W. E. Glad... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXIX (ff. 274). 22 Sept.-Dec. 1896.includes:f. 1 Frederick Arthur Stanley, Baron Stanley; 16th Earl of Derby: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1870-1896.f. 3 William Angus Knight, Professor of Moral Philosophy at St Andrews Universi... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXX (ff. 248). Oct.-Dec. 1888.includes:f. 1 Sir Robert Arundell Hudson, GBE; political organizer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1888.ff. 3, 94 Sir Balthazar Walter Foster, 1st Baron Ilkeston 1910; MP; physician: Correspondence with W. E. G... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXV (ff. 350). May-Aug. 1879.includes:f. 1 Churchill Babington, Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1876-1879.f. 4 Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXI (ff. 326). 24 Aug.-15 Nov. 1880.includes:f. 1 Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1854-1890.ff. 3, 20 George Henry Charles Byng, 3rd Earl of Strafford: Letters to W. E. Gladston... British Library
referencedIn Vol. DCCVII (ff. 302). [19th century]includes:ff. 1-14 Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea in Palestine: Digest by W. E. Gladstone of his Praeparatio Evangelica: n.d.ff. 15-25, 169, 181, 182, 225-228 Theology: Memoranda by W. E. Gladstone on theological..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXIII (ff. 288). Oct.-Dec. 1878.includes:ff. 1, 2, 19, 53, 243 Sir Henry Brougham Loch, 1st Baron Loch: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1871-1880.f. 4 Reverend Willis Probyn Nevins, theological writer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1876-1890.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCV (ff. 273). 31 Mar.-May 1885.includes:f. 1 Samuel Whitbread, MP: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1868-1893.ff. 4, 6, 210, 226, 247, 261, 267 Lord Edmond George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Baron Fitzmaurice: Correspondence with W. E. Gladsto... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVII (ff. 334). Jan.-2 July 1891.Sir Isaac Pitman, inventor of modern shorthand: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1891.includes:ff. 4, 30, 107, 294 Léon Séché, French writer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1877-1892.: Fr. ff. 6, 109 Margot Asquith... British Library
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Central Africa, Africa
Egypt, Africa
Alnwick, Northumberland
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Perthshire, Scotland
United States of America
Ireland, Europe
Iona, Argyllshire
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Greece, Europe
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Death 1904-03-12

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