Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782

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English Prime-minster.

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656097

English prime minister.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852880

English statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656113

From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Square, to Mr. Laurens, 1782 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656110

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Grosvenor Sq., to a Lord, 1779 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888719

Upon becoming prime minister in March 1782, the Marquis of Rockingham appointed Lord Cavendish as Chancellor of the Exchequer and Edmund Burke as paymaster general of the British forces.

Burke fulfilled the duties of this office for only a few months turning in his resignation following the death of Rockingham in July of that year.

From the description of Letter : to our right trusty and welbeloved counsellor Edmund Burke, Paymaster General of our guards garrisons & land forces, 19 Apr. 1782. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35590187

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creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2d Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : Grosvenor Square, to Mr. Nesbitt, 1776 Apr. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Almon, John, 1737-1805. Papers, 1769-1772; (bulk 1771-1772). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to "my dear Kitty" [Catherine Fourmantel], [1760] Apr. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. To the marquis of Rockingham upon his intercession with his majesty to save the life of an unhappy young man 1750. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-. Collection of autographs of prime ministers and royalty. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2d Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : Wentworth, 1775 Aug. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Advice to the Marquis of Rockingham, a late transaction by an old courtier [manuscript], 1765 October. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : Wentworth, to an unidentified recipient, 1753 Oct. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Folliot, George. Diary, 1765-1766. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Memorandum on my conversation at Bath, 1765. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Watson-Wentworth, Charles, Marquis of Rockingham, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : Grosvenor Sq., to a Lord, 1779 Dec. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2d Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Memoirs of the life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, 1665-1885. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, Shelburne, William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of, papers, 1665-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Chatelain, Jean Baptiste Claude, 1710?-1771?,. [A VIEW on DERWENT-WATER, from VICAR'S ISLAND. / towards Skiddaw] [graphic] / The British Library, Group Batchload
referencedIn Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768. Autograph letter signed : London, to "my dear Kitty" [Catherine Fourmantel], [1760 Mar.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782. Letter : to our right trusty and welbeloved counsellor Edmund Burke, Paymaster General of our guards garrisons & land forces, 19 Apr. 1782. Newberry Library
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William Dowdeswell papers, Dowdeswell, William papers, 1765-1774 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, Sydney, Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount papers, 1665-1828, 1780-1788 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Lee papers, Lee, John papers, 1763-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dowdeswell, William, 1721-1775. Correspondence, June 27, 1765-June 21, 1774. [microform]. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, l, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : London, to a lord, 1778 Dec. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2d Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Square, to Mr. Laurens, 1782 Mar. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dowdeswell, William, 1721-1775. Autograph letter signed : Pull Court, to Lord Rockingham, 1769 Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2d Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Winstanley, D. A. (Denys Arthur), 1877-1947. Letter : Cambridge, to A.E. Housman, 1920 Sept. 30. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Lee, Mary Hutchinson. John Lee papers, 1763-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. ALS, 1775 January 12 : Westminister, to the Marquis of Rockingham. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Dowdeswell, William, 1721-1775. William Dowdeswell papers, 1765-1774. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782. Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith Almon, John, 1737-1805. person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797. person
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associatedWith Chatelain, Jean Baptiste Claude, 1710?-1771?, person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839 person
associatedWith Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 person
associatedWith Cox, Laurence. person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
associatedWith Dowdeswell, William, 1721-1775. person
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associatedWith Laurens, Mr, person
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Birth 1730-05-13

Death 1782-07-01

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