Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754

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English statesman.

From the description of Letter signed : London, to Robert Walpole, 1743 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857635

British statesman.

From the description of Document signed : Whitehall, 1748 July 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890748

Epithet: Secretary at War

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Pelham was elected to the House of Commons to represent Seaford in 1717. In 1720, he was appointed treasurer, and in 1721, one of the lords of the treasury. In 1722, he returned to the House of Commons to represent Sussex, a position that he held for the rest of his life. In 1724, he resigned from the treasury and was appointed secretary of war. In 1725, he was appointed a member of the privy council, and in 1730, paymaster of the forces. In 1743, he was appointed lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.

From the description of Pelham papers, 1742-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84398080

From the description of Pelham papers, 1742-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147464

Henry Pelham was elected to the House of Commons to represent Seaford in 1717. In 1720, he was appointed treasurer, and in 1721, one of the lords of the treasury. In 1722, he returned to the House of Commons to represent Sussex, a position that he held for the rest of his life. In 1724, he resigned from the treasury and was appointed secretary of war. In 1725, he was appointed a member of the privy council, and in 1730, paymaster of the forces. In 1743, he was appointed lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.

From the guide to the Pelham papers, 1742-1749, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Epithet: Secretary to the Victualling Commission

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Epithet: Secretary of State

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referencedIn Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Memoires of the year 1751, [ca. 1754] / by Horace Walpole. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II). Warrant, 1742/3 March 4. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn 33,506. MISCELLANE0US LETTERS and papers: British Library
referencedIn PROCLAMATION by the Lords Justices of England (in the absence of the King in Hanover) offering a reward of 30,000l. " to any person who shall seize and secure [Prince Charles Edward Stuart] the eldest son of the Pretender in case he shall land or att... British Library
referencedIn Great Britain autographs collection, 1637-circa 1899. Library of Congress
referencedIn Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. Papers of Jacob Tonson [manuscript], 1680-1737. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Upon some late criticisms against Shakespeare, 1752. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768. [Document] 1721 Apr. 18 / Holles Newcastle. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Pelham papers, 1742-1749 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXLIX. (ff. 498). General Correspondence 26 Jan.-20 Feb. 1762.George III of England: Correspondence of the Duke of Newcastle, Sec. of State, etc.: 1760-1768.includes:ff. 1, 13, 145, 177, 179, 241, 284, 375, 404, 435, 439 Joseph Yorke, Baron Dov... British Library
creatorOf Grenville, George, 1712-1770,. Autographs of British politicians, 1691-1788 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Dyer, R. The humble memorial of R. Dyer : with a proposal for laying a duty upon glew & size : manuscript, [after 1754] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn William Andrews Clark Library,. Legal and Exchequer Document Collection, 1541-1754 University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Legal and Exchequer Document Collection, 1541-1754 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Medical cases: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1-6 John Hough, Bishop of Worcester: Letters to Sir H. SIoane: 1712-1726, and n.d.ff. 7-15 b William Lilly, Apothecary, of Audley End: Letter to Sir H. Sloane: 1715.ff. 16, 17 ... British Library
creatorOf Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II). Warrant, 1753 June 21. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Pelham papers, 1742-1749. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Poem with autograph revisions by David Garrick [manuscript], [ca. 1752]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dunmore family. Papers, 1650-1899. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Letter signed : London, to Robert Orford, 1750 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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.
creatorOf Barker, George, fl. 1722. Autograph letter signed : [London], 1722 Dec. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Letter signed : London, to Robert Walpole, 1743 Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hampden, Robert Hampden, Viscount, 1706-1783,. Autograph letter initialed from Robert Trevor, Hague, to Henry Pelham, London [manuscript], 1746 July 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762. Diary, 1749 Mar 8-1761 Feb 6. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Document signed : Whitehall, 1748 July 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Letter signed : [n.p.], to Charles Lockyor, 1722 Apr. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Grenville, George, 1712-1770. Document signed : [London], 1751 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-. Collection of autographs of prime ministers and royalty. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754. Pelham papers, 1742-1749. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Pelham to Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle [manuscript], ca. 1725. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Baker family (Bayfordbury), family
associatedWith Barker, George, fl. 1722. person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Dodington, George Bubb, Baron of Melcombe Regis, 1691-1762. person
associatedWith Dunmore family. family
associatedWith Dyer, R. person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II) corporateBody
associatedWith Grenville, George, 1712-1770. person
correspondedWith Hampden, Robert Hampden, Viscount, 1706-1783, person
associatedWith Hunter, Thomas Orby, ca. 1716-1769. person
associatedWith Lockyor, Charles, person
associatedWith Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768. person
associatedWith Orford, Robert, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Tonson, Jacob, 1656?-1736. person
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith Walpole, Robert, person
associatedWith Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745. person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Library, corporateBody
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
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Netherlands, Europe
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
St. Malo, France
Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
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Austrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748
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Birth 1694-09-25

Death 1754-03-06

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