Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823

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Thomas Erskine, first Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor.

From the guide to the Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's-1823, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

English Lord Chancellor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [George Colman, the younger?] at the Haymarket Theatre, 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614651

Lord Chancellor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614647

Erskine won fame for his defence work in many of the show trials of the 1790's and was considered England's greatest practicing advocate in libel and adultery litigation.

From the description of Correspondence, 1796-1819. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338409

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, British lord chancellor.

From the description of Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 1 items, 1823 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 185061676

Epithet: Lord Chancellor

Title: 1st Baron Erskine

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x00022d

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creatorOf Showers, Samuel Howe. The case of Samuel Howe Showers Esq., Lieutenant Colonel in the military service of the East India Company at Calcutta to which is subjoined the opinions of Mr. Erskine and Mr. Fonblanque thereon. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823. Autograph letter signed, Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Letters Addressed to Thomas Walker (1749-1817), 1775-1819 British Library
referencedIn James Monroe Papers, 1758-1839 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823. Correspondence, 1796-1819. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Papers, 1693-1917 (inclusive), 1762-1917 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn WARREN HASTINCS PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 145). Miscellaneous correspondence of Marian Hastings, wife of Warren Hastings ; 1817-1835. Many of the letters are from the royal princesses: Elizabeth [Landgravine of Hesse Homburg], Mary [Duchess of Gloucester..., 1817-1835 British Library
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas, First Baron Erskine. Papers, 1806. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Two letters from Thomas Erskine to George Harding, 1785., 1785 University of St Andrews
referencedIn John Lee papers, Lee, John papers, 1763-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823. Treason and sedition bills: a speech before parliament, Nov. 30, 1795. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Fall, Charles G. (Charles Gershom), 1845-1932. Studies in eloquence : Thomas Erskine [and] Charles James Fox : typescript, 1909. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's-1823 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Walker, Lewis, ca. 1770-1840. Lewis Walker letter books, 1813-1880, bulk 1813-1815. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Lee, Mary Hutchinson. John Lee papers, 1763-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823. Autograph letter signed : [London], to [George Colman, the younger?] at the Haymarket Theatre, 1814. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, d. 1871. The Blessington papers : manuscript albums, 1818-1856 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn WARREN HASTINGS PAPERS. Vol. XXVIII (ff. 102). Poems, by various authors, some of which are printed in The New Foundling Hospital for Wit, 1784. The writers are:-[Henry] Addington [1st Viscount Sidmouth]. f. 1. Lady [Sophia] Burrell. f. 4. [Richard ... British Library
referencedIn Bailye, Hugh, 1761-1833,. Autograph letters signed from Hugh Bailye, Lichfield, to Mrs. Garrick [manuscript], 1795 December 23-179[6] March 12. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Walker letter books, Walker, Lewis letter books, 1813-1880, 1813-1815 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Erskine, Thomas Erskine, Baron, 1750-1823. Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine manuscript material : 1 items, 1823 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letter from Thomas Erskine to Gilbert Wakefield, 1798., 16 February 1798 University of St Andrews
referencedIn George Henry Glasse correspondence, 1757-1808 (inclusive), 1778-1808 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Society of the Friends of the People (Great Britain). Declaration or manifesto, 1792 Apr 11. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn Napoleon III Emperor of the French, 1808-1873. Pamphlets. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Letters to Viscount Henry Dundas Melville, 1788-1810. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829. Scrapbook of autographs, letters, biographies, news clippings and prints of English judges, ca. 1629?- ca. 1873? Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
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 Monroe, James, 1758-1831. James Monroe papers, 1758-1839. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Bailye, Hugh, 1761-1833, person
associatedWith Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849 person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. person
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836, person
associatedWith Countenay, Kenneth, person
associatedWith Dakefield, Gilbert, person
associatedWith Erskine, Thomas person
associatedWith Fall, Charles G. (Charles Gershom), 1845-1932. person
correspondedWith Glasse, George Henry, 1761-1809 person
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. corporateBody
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Jarvis, Thomas, person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lee, Mary Hutchinson person
associatedWith Lee, Mary Hutchinson. person
associatedWith Lee, Mary Tabitha person
correspondedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith Olner, Dennis, person
associatedWith Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Earl of, 1733-1805 person
associatedWith Sheridan family. family
associatedWith Showers, Samuel Howe. person
associatedWith Society of the Friends of the People (Great Britain). corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Lewis, ca. 1770-1840 person
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Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire
Great Britain
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Treason
Sedition
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Birth 1750-01-10

Death 1823-11-17

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