Clarke, Alured, Sir, 1744 or 1745-1832

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Sir Alured Clarke, British army officer and colonial governor.

From the description of Sir Alured Clarke manuscript material : 1 item, 1819 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 608094147

From the guide to the Sir Alured Clarke manuscript material : 1 item, 1819, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English field-marshal.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified recipient, 1795 Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858816

1759 ensign in the 50th foot, served in Germany; 1760 lieutenant; 1763 captain in the 52nd foot; 1767 transferred to 5th foot; 1771 major in the 54th foot; 1775 lieutenant-colonel; 1776-1783 served in American Revolutionary War; 1777 exchanged to command of 7th Royal Fusiliers; 1780-1782 commanded British forces in Georgia; 1782 brigadier; 1784-1790 governor-general of Jamaica; 1790 major-general; 1791 colonel of the 1st battalion 60th foot regiment; 1791-1795 lieutenant-governor of Lower Canada; 1794 transferred to 68th foot, then 5th foot; 1795 served in Cape of Good Hope; 1797 lieutenant-general, knighthood, commander-in-chief in Madras, then Bengal; 1797-1801 commander-in-chief in India; 1798 acting governor-general of Bengal; 1801 colonel of the 7th fusiliers; 1802 general; 1830 field marshal

Epithet: army officer and colonial governor

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x00019a

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creatorOf Clarke, Alured, 1745-1832. Alured Clarke papers, 1793 February 27. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808. LS, 1783 May 15, New York, to Brigadier General [Alured] Clarke. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn LETTER-BOOK of Col. Arthur Wellesley [afterwards Duke of Wellington], containing copies of eighty-eight letters to military officers and the Secretaries of the Government and the Military Board at Madras; 7-22 May, 1800. At the beginning is an autogr..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. I. English historical autographs, etc., circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Henry VII, Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, William III, Anne, and George II; Sir Philip Sidney, Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, Thomas, 3rd Bar..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn PAPERS relating to army clothing and the allowance for the same made to colonels of regiments; consisting of copies of a report and memoranda by General Sir David Dundas, Commander-in-chief, minutes of meetings of a board of general officers, and opi..., 1810-1811 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II.John Leland: Gen. Correspondence with Gen. Haldimand,: 1780.William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe: Correspondence with Gen. Haldimand: 1778-1779, 1781.Hon Sir Henry Clinton, Lieutenant -General, Commander-in-Chief in America: Correspondence with Ge..., 1777-1783 British Library
referencedIn Henry Dundas papers., 1782-1811 British Library
referencedIn VOL. VI. Letters of 1788-1791, from Dr. A[dam] Mabane, Judge of Quebec; Woodfield, 1788-1791, ff. 1, 21, 70, 81, 83, 112, 132, 138, 144, 161, 165, 204, 215, 229, 251, 284, 290, 297, 325, 327, 328, 335, 344, 383. Lieut. Aug. Prevost; Aberdeen, Jan. 17..., 1788-1791 British Library
creatorOf Clarke, Alured, Sir, 1744 or 5-1832. Sir Alured Clarke manuscript material : 1 item, 1819 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hugh Percy, Duke of Northumberland manuscript material : 1 item, 1797 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Vol. XLV 2.Peter Speke: Commission to, by the East India Co., to continue Councillor of Fort William: 1797.William Cowper, 1797: Commission to, as member of the Council of Bengal: 1797.Field-Marshal Sir Alured Clarke: Commission to, as Member of Coun... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 358). 9 Oct. 1784-25 Dec. 1806.includes:f. 1 Jean Pasley, wife of Charles Pasley, merchant: Letter to her husband: 1784.ff. 3, 106, 113, 138, 155 Magdalen Dirom, wife of Lieutenant -General Alexander Dirom: Correspondence with Sir C. ... British Library
referencedIn John Ryley papers., 1797-1799 British Library
referencedIn LETTERS from Gent. Sir Alured Clarke, Commander in Chief in India, to Lord Wellesley, 23 June, 1798-4 March, 1802;-Drafts and official copies of Letters from Lord Wellesley to Sir A. Clarke, 8 March-16 August, 1799. Folio. [13,724.]Richard Wellesley... British Library
creatorOf Sir Alured Clarke papers., 1799 British Library
creatorOf Sir Alured Clarke manuscript material : 1 item, 1819 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, d. 1871. The Blessington papers : manuscript albums, 1818-1856 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, 1767-1820. Letter signed : Halifax, to Major General Clarke, 1794 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Elphinstone, George Keith, 1746-1823. George Keith Elphinstone, Viscount Keith manuscript material : 4 items, 1799-1813 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806. Letter book of John Graves Simcoe, 1792, Jan. 16 -- 1793, Dec. 16. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Clarke, Alured, Sir, 1745?-1832. Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified recipient, 1795 Apr. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849. person
associatedWith Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808. person
associatedWith Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, 1767-1820. person
associatedWith Elphinstone, George Keith, 1746-1823. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
correspondedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Hesselburg, Isaac. person
associatedWith Northumberland, Hugh Percy, Duke of, 1742-1817 person
associatedWith Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806. person
associatedWith United Kingdom. Army corporateBody
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Bombay, India
India, Asia
India, Asia
Great Britain
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Governors general--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
Governors general--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1744-11-24

Death 1832-09-16

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