Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722

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David Edwin Pingree, Professor and Professor of History of Mathematics and Classics at Brown University, was one of America's foremost historians of the exact sciences in antiquity. He attended Harvard University, where he earned his doctorate in 1960 with a dissertation on the transmission of Hellenistic astrology to India. A master of the "dead" languages, Pingree was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1975 and a MacArthur Fellowship in 1981, he was a member of the Society of Fellows at Harvard, the American Philosophical Society, and the Institute for Advanced Study; he was also A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University from 1995.

From the guide to the David Pingree Papers, 1950-1990, (American Philosophical Society)

Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland (1674-1722), British Whig statesman during the reigns of Queen Anne and George I. From 1706 to 1710, he served as secretary of state for the Southern Department.

From the description of Papers of Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1704-1710 (bulk 1706-1710). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499707

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creatorOf David Pingree Papers, 1950-1990 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, collection, 1709-1710. Library of Congress
referencedIn Amelia, Princess, daughter of George II, King of Great Britain, 1710-1786. Miscellaneous poems, 1744. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
creatorOf Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722. Signature : Whitehall, 1717 Jul. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Great Britain. Board of Trade. Papers on the West Indies, 1707-1709. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Vetch, Samuel, 1668-1732. Papers, 1708-1712. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Nicholas, of Lyra, ca. 1270-1349. [Bible]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Sunderland, Charles Spencer, Earl of, 1674-1722. Papers of Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl of Sunderland, 1704-1710 (bulk 1706-1710). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
creatorOf Giudice, Michele del. Dissertazione istorica sopra del Titolo di Ré di Gerusalemme, che conviene agli Ré di Sicilia, e con eguale ragione agli Duchi di Savoia, come reggi di Cipro : per l'ereditario diritto, che li Primi, vi hanno. Consecrata alla Maestà di Vittorio Amadeo, ... Ré di Sicilia, di Gerusalemme e di Cipro / da D[omi]n[o] Michele del Giudice Abbate Casinense : manuscript, [1713-1718] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lister, Christopher. Letter : [London, Eng.], to Samuel Pringle, 1709/10 Feb. 14. Newberry Library
creatorOf Coxe, Daniel, 1640-1730. Manuscripts pertaining to South Carolina, 1708-1720. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Massachusetts. Governor (1702-1715 : Dudley). Memorial : Boston, to Her Ma[jes]ties Board of Ordnance, 1709 Oct. 24. Newberry Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Privy Council. Order in Council, 1701 January 25. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Manchester papers, 1697-1737 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Montagu, Charles, Duke of Manchester, 1660?-1722. Manchester papers, 1697-1737. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Collection of correspondence concerning the alleged Shakespeare signature in a copy of Ioannis Michaelis Bruti Fiorentinae Historiae [manuscript], 1887-1959. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Board of Trade. Letter, 1707 January 13, to the Earl of Sunderland. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Papers on the West Indies, 1707-1709, 1707-1709 American Philosophical Society
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
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Birth 1674-04-23

Death 1722-04-19





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