Finlay, George, 1799-1875

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Epithet: historian of Greece

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000358

George Finlay, English philhellene and historian. He traveled to Greece in the 1820's help in the struggle for Greek independence. There he befriended Lord Byron, with whom enjoyed long literary conversations before the famous poet died in 1824.

From the description of George Finlay manuscript material : 1 item, 1861 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 226296821

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referencedIn Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol.CCIII(ff.380). May-Nov. 1843.includes:ff. 1, 187-191 b Sir George Sinclair, of Ulbster, 2nd Baronet (1835): Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1842-1844.f. 4 William Sim, formerly Provost of Montrose: Letter to Lord Aberdeen: 1843.ff. 6, 145... British Library
creatorOf Finlay, George, 1799-1875. George Finlay manuscript material : 1 item, 1861 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library
creatorOf Vol. XXVIII (ff. 174). 1824-1830.includes:f. 1 George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron; poet: Letter to Greek Committee in London: 1824: Extract.ff. 2-3b Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; Prime Minister: Letters, etc., to Sir F. Adam:..., 1824-1830 British Library
creatorOf Ferrara-Foresti, 1815-1827 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXVIII, 1857-1863Henry Pelham Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1832-1863.includes:f. 99 Rawson William Rawson, KCMG 1875: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1841-1859.f. 154 Reverend William Ch..., 1857-1863 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXV (ff. 320). Jan.-June 1863.includes:ff. 1, 224 Carlo Poerio: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1859-1863.: Ital.ff. 3, 30, 37, 63, 79, 86, 153, 197, 203, 280 Bernard Quaritch, bookseller: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1858-189... British Library
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associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 person
associatedWith Felton, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862 person
correspondedWith Howe family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Cephalonia, Greece
Ostend, Flanders
Geneva, Switzerland
Drammen, Norway
Serbia, Europe
Society Islands, South Pacific Ocean
Chelsea, Middlesex
Great Britain
Greece, Europe


Birth 1799-12-21

Death 1875-01-26




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SNAC ID: 49747634