Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793

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William Wildman Barrington, second Viscount Barrington, English politician. His political career was notorious, as he held continuous public office for over thirty years throughout a whole series of ministerial changes. Barrington was a regular target of the anonymous critic of British politics known as Junius.

From the description of William Wildman Barrington manuscript material : 1 item, 1766 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 75428351

From the guide to the William Wildman Barrington manuscript material : 1 item, 1766, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount, 1717-1793. Lease of Brownley-Hill & Dowpot-Syke Lead veins for 21 years, 1748 March 1. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Autograph letter in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell, 1788 Jan. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Baron Jeffery Amherst letters, 1761-1793 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Townshend, George Townshend, Marquis, 1724-1807. George Townshend, 1st Marquis Townshend papers, 1649-1848, bulk 1764-1772. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787. Thomas Gage papers, 1754-1807, bulk 1759-1775. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn George Townshend, 1st Marquis Townshend papers, Townshend, George Townshend, Marquis, 1649-1848, 1764-1772 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Henry Lyttelton papers, 1730-1806. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984. Autograph collection, 1446-2001. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Loftus, Augustus William Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1817-1904. Papers, 1858-1892. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Justification of my political life, 1772 Dec 1. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn List of his Majesty's ships and vessels in sea pay, [175-]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Barrington trust account, 1793-1810. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Loudoun, John Campbell, Earl of, 1705-1782. Loudoun papers : Americana, 1682-1780 (bulk 1755-1758). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Yonge, George, Sir, 1731-1812. Correspondence of Sir George Yonge, 1750-1814. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ligonier, John Louis Ligonier, Earl of, 1680-1770. John Louis Ligonier letter book, 1752-1760. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Autograph letter signed : Beckett, to Henry Barker, 1790 Sept. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Henry Lyttelton papers, Lyttelton, William Henry, papers, 1730-1806, 1755-1761 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Gamble, Thomas, Letter, 1772 University of West Florida Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, 1665-1885. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf William Wildman Barrington manuscript material : 1 item, 1766 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton 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 Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Lt.-Gen. Murray, 1780 Nov. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn British statesmen collection, 1660-1786 (inclusive), 1760-1784 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. William Wildman Barrington manuscript material : 1 item, 1766 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 26th. Records of the British Army, 26th Regiment of Foot, 1751-1771. Library of Congress
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. [War office, Secretary-at-War out-letters. America] [microform]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814. [War office in-letters. From military commanders. Commanders-in-Chief, North America] [microform]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Loftus, Augustus William Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1817-1904. Papers, 1858-1892 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gould, Charles, 1726-1806. [A collection of 18 manuscript and printed warrants, circular letters, proclamations, etc. : relating to administrative military matters, 1765-1768] Society of the Cincinnati Library
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified nobleman, 1789 Apr. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Jeffery Amherst papers, Amherst, Jeffery papers, 1758-1764 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Bollan, William, d. 1776. William Bollan papers, 1749-1757. [manuscript] New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn John Louis Ligonier letter book, Ligonier, John Louis, letter book, 1752-1760 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793,. Copy of letter (extracts) dated March 18, 1775 from William Wildman Barrington to Col. Robinson [manuscript], [18th century?]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797. Jeffery Amherst papers, 1758-1764. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Jeffery Amherst Collection MA. 00196., 1757-1874 1757-1797 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Charles Townshend papers, Townshend, Charles papers, 1660-1804, 1748-1767 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, Viscount, 1717-1793. Receipts and payments by the Rt. Hon.ble Wm. Visct. Barrington. Treasurer of His Majestys Navy..., 1762 Jun 2-1764 Dec 31. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 person
associatedWith Armstrong, fl. 1790, person
associatedWith Barker, Henry, fl. 1790, person
correspondedWith Bollan, William, d. 1776. person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787. person
correspondedWith Gamble, Thomas person
correspondedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 26th. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Public Record Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Royal Navy corporateBody
correspondedWith Great Britain. War Office corporateBody
associatedWith Gwydir, Peter Burrell, Baron, 1754-1820, person
associatedWith Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814. person
associatedWith Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805 person
associatedWith Ligonier, John Louis Ligonier, Earl of, 1680-1770. person
associatedWith Loftus, Augustus William Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1817-1904. person
correspondedWith Loudoun, John Campbell, Earl of, 1705-1782. person
associatedWith Murray, James, 1719?-1794, person
correspondedWith Robinson, Col., fl. 1775 person
associatedWith Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. person
associatedWith Townshend, Charles, 1725-1767 person
associatedWith Townshend, George Townshend, Marquis, 1724-1807. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Yonge, George, Sir, 1731-1812. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
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Great Britain
England
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Anglo--French War, 1755-1763--Finance
Riots--History--18th century
Admirals
Politicians--Great Britain--18th century--Correspondence
Anglo--French War, 1755-1763--Naval operations
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763
Seven Years' War, 1755-1763--Equipment and supplies
Politicians--Correspondence
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Birth 1717-01-05

Death 1793-02-03

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