Elphinstone, John Elphinstone, 13th Lord

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1835-1837 lord-in-waiting to William IV; 1836 GCH; 1837-1842 Governor of Madras; 1847-1852 and 1853 lord-in-waiting to Queen Victoria; 1853-1859 Governor of Bombay; 1859 GCB, peerage; 1832–1834 and 1847–1859 Scottish representative peer

Epithet: Indian administrator

Title: 13th Lord Elphinstone, 1st Baron Elphinstone

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referencedIn LETTERS (42) of Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Outram, 1st Bart., to the Rev. [George Percy] Badger, D.C.L., and one (f. 96) on Badger's behalf to Sir C. Wood, Secretary of State for India; with eight letters (ff. 62, 81-87, 90, 92, 105, 108) to Badger from L... British Library
referencedIn George Norton papers., 1840-1854 British Library
referencedIn BROADFOOT PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 427). General correspondence of Major George Broadfoot, 1838-1845, with Edward Law, Earl of Ellenborough, Sir Henry (afterwards Viscount) Hardinge, and others whose names are given in the Index. Included also (ff. 45-204..., 1838-1845 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI (ff. 290). May 1834-May 1838.includes:ff. 1, 68, 229 Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald; Lord Cochrane: Correspondence with Lord Broughton: 1826-1837. f. 3 Sir John Archibald Murray, Scottish judge; Lord Murray 1839: Letter to Lord Broug... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir John McNeill, Bombay Medical Service 1816-36, Envoy to Persia 1836-42, 1824-1857 British Library
referencedIn Elphinstone Collection (3): papers of William Fullerton Elphinstone (1740-1843), East India Company Director 1786 1825, Chairman 1804, 1806 and 1814; and of other members of his family including his son Maj-Gen William George Keith Elphinstone (1782-..., 1788-1841 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Brig-Gen John Jacob, Bombay Artillery 1828-58, Commandant, Scinde Irregular Horse 1841-58, Political Superintendent of Upper Sind 1847-58, 1817-1939 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXVI (ff. 270). 13 Feb. 1860-19 Nov. 1862.includes:ff. 1, 9, 23 Admiral Sir Robert Spencer Robinson, KCB: Letters to Sir W. F. Martin: 1858-1860, n.d.f. 3 Sir George Hamilton Seymour, GCB; diplomatist: Letters to Sir W. F. Martin: 1850-1859,... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VII (ff. 295). July 1838-Apr. 1849.India: Correspondence of Lord Broughton as President of the Board of Control: 1831-1861.includes:ff. 1, 8, 43, 68 Constantine Henry Phipps, 1st Marquess of Normanby: Letters to Lord Broughton: 1834-1839. ff. 3... British Library
referencedIn "PRIVATE LETTERS," sc. letters of a confidential nature written by Lord Auckland (with a few from his; secretaries) to the following, among others, viz. Col. Sir. Henry Pottinger, Resident in Sindh, Sir Robert Grant, Governor of Bombay, John, Lord El..., 1836-1842 British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton, as President of the Board of Control 1835-41 and 1846-52, 1827-1852 British Library
referencedIn BRUCE PAPERS. Vol. XXXI (ff. 14). Military commissions, etc., of Lt.-Col. Herbert Bruce, of his father, Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Bruce, K.C.B., and of his brothers, Frederick Forbes and Charles; 1831-1860. Extra large folio. 18-2India: Correspondence an..., 1831-1860 British Library
referencedIn Papers of and relating to Maj-Gen Sir Henry Gee Roberts, Bombay Army 1818-60; Commander, Rajputana Field Force 1853-54 and 1858; Commander, Northern Division of Bombay Army 1857-58, 1818-1860 British Library
referencedIn ROSE PAPERS. Vol. XXXVI (ff. 220). Correspondence of Lord Strathnairn during various commands in India; 1857-1864.Hugh Henry Rose, Baron Strathnairn: Correspondence and papers: 1834-1885.includes:ff. 1, 6 Sir Robert North Collie Hamilton, 6th Baronet..., 1857-1864 British Library
creatorOf John Elphinstone papers., 1853-1859 British Library
referencedIn Petition, dated 11 Nov 1839, from the Native Inhabitants of Madras to the Governor Lord Elphinstone, supporting his plans to improve education in the Presidency, and praying that they would not involve any renunciation of their religion and that the ..., 1839 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LV (ff. 350). May, 1856-Nov. 1857.includes:ff. 1, 7, 115, 172, 193 Rep.. Daniel Dewar, Principal of Marischal College, Aberdeen: Correspondence with Sir A. H. Layard: 1855-1858. ff. 1-229 passim University of Aberdeen: Correspondence of Sir A.... British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Chapman, railway promoter, chiefly relating to the Great Indian Peninsular Railway, 1833-1854 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-85), as President of the Board of Control 1853-55, and Secretary of State for India 1859-66, 1853-1870 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Vernon Smith, 1st Baron Lyveden (1800-73) as President of the Board of Control 1855-58, 1855-1858 British Library
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Afghanistan, Asia
Euphrates River, Asia
Middle East, Asia
India, Asia
Khairpur State, India
Madras, India
Multan, Punjab
India, Asia
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Burma, Asia
Oudh, India
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Bristol, Gloucestershire
Afghanistan, Asia
Jagannatha Temple, India
Cawnpore, India
Iraq, Asia
Sarawak, Malaysia
London, England
Kalat State, Pakistan
Indus River, India
India, Asia
Turkey, Asia minor
Oudh, India
Penang, Malaysia
Egypt, Africa
Satara, Bombay
Kotah State, India
Punjab, India
Sind, India
Hyderabad State, India
Macao, China
North-Western Provinces, India
Kuria Muria Islands, Arabian Sea
Bombay, India
Sind, India
Bombay, India
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Bahawalpur State, India
Madras, India
India, Asia
Middle East, Asia
Turkey, Asia minor
Oudh, India
Aden, Yemen
Iran, Asia
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Iran, Asia
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Burma, Asia
Madras, India
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Punjab, India
Satara, Bombay
Bombay, India
Bombay, India
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Aleppo, Syria
Afghanistan, Asia
Nepal, Asia
Bengal, India
Middle East, Asia
Tibet, Asia
India, Asia
Hyderabad State, India
Socotra, South Yemen
Mysore State, India
Baroda State, India
China, Asia
Sind, India
Tavistock, Devon
Russia, Europe, Asia
Syria, Asia
Lucknow, India
China, Asia
Afghanistan, Asia
Caucasus, Eurasia
Carnatic Region, India
Waterloo, Belgium
India, Asia
Kachhi, Kalat State, Baluchistan
India, Asia
North-West Frontier, India
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India, Asia
Herat, Afghanistan
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India, Asia
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Persian Gulf, Asia
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Ionian Islands, Greece
Kars, Turkey
Bombay, India
Baroda State, India
Cutch State, India
India, Asia
Sind, India
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Birth 1807-06-23

Death 1860-07-19

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