Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793

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Lord Mansfield, a British judge and parliamentary debator, served as Solicitor General (1742), Attorney General (1754), Privy Councilor (1756), and Lord Chief Justice (1756-1788).

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1765-1769. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339899

English judge.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Annandale, 1744 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606367

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Anandale, 1743 Oct. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606362

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to Matthew Sharpe, 1749 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606371

From the description of Signature to a court order in the case of Goodwin vs. Oldham, 1765 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609566

From the description of Letter in third person, not autograph : [n.p.], to Messrs. Collingridge & Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609254

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kenwood, to an unidentified correspondent, 1770 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606294

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referencedIn Ryder, Dudley, Sir, 1691-1756. Report, 1748 Aug 10. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815,. Lord Mansfield [graphic]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Thompson, Thomas, 1776-1861. Cowperiana scrapbooks, 1731-1853. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Anandale, 1743 Oct. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Vanderbilt, Arthur T., 1888-1957. Arthur T. Vanderbilt Political, Professional and Judicial Papers, 1902-1957. Wesleyan University, Olin Library
referencedIn Hamilton, William Baskerville, 1908-1972. William Baskerville Hamilton Papers, circa 1700-1972. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Memoires of the year 1751, [ca. 1754] / by Horace Walpole. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Signature to a court order in the case of Goodwin vs. Oldham, 1765 Dec. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Fragment of signature of William Murray Mansfield removed from a document [manuscript], 1769 November 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf [William Mansfield, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Davy, William. [Copy of proceedings, Feb. 7, 1772, in the court of the King's Bench, London, in the case of James Sommersett], [1772]. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Miscellaneous papers, 1765-1769. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Letters to William Fortescue, 1730-1739. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Memoirs of the life of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Hudson, William, d. 1635. Treatise on the Court of Star Chamber, ca. 1635. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Heath, Richard, 1637?-1702. Extracts from records of cases in the court of Exchequer Chamber and the court of Common Bench [manuscript], 1685-1702. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793,. Autograph letter signed from William Murray Mansfield, Kenwood, to "My lord" [manuscript], 1762 October 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to Matthew Sharpe, 1749 Nov. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. The proceedings in the cause of the King in the prosecution of Thomas Lewis a negro against Stapylton and others by indictment for assault and imprisonment of the said Thomas Lewis with intent to transport and sell him as a slave. Upon which indictment the several defendants were found guilty. Tried in the Court of Kings Bench before Ld Mansfield on Wednesday February 20th 1771, 1771. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Autograph letter signed : Kenwood, to an unidentified correspondent, 1770 Aug. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. Copies of letters received, 1763-73. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Garrick, David, 1717-1779. Upon lord Mansfield's desiring my picture, with autograph notes [manuscript], [18th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806. Descriptive account of propsal presented to the British Parliament, 1792. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Letter in third person, not autograph : [n.p.], to Messrs. Collingridge & Co., [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of, 1705-1793. Autograph letter signed : Lincoln's Inn, to the Marchioness of Annandale, 1744 June 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dougal, William H., 1822-1895. William H. Dougal diary : ms., 1849 Apr. 7 - Nov. 22. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Ashurst, William Henry, Sir, 1725-1807. King's Bench bail book, 1760-1775. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Mansfield, William. Histology of Barosma betuluia stems. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Cowper. Mr. Garrick was seen during the term in the court of Kings Bench, Lord Mansfield was yes evening in Mr. Garricks box [manuscript], [after 1756]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. [Letter] 1793 Jul. 30, Rome [to] Sir William / John Flaxman. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Almon, John, 1737-1805. Papers, 1769-1772; (bulk 1771-1772). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Dodd, William, 1729-1777. William Dodd papers, 1777. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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associatedWith Almon, John, 1737-1805. person
associatedWith Annandale, George Johnston van den Bempdé, Marquess of, 1720-1792. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Collingridge & Co, corporateBody
associatedWith Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815, person
associatedWith Cowper. person
associatedWith Dodd, William, 1729-1777. person
associatedWith Dougal, William H., 1822-1895. person
associatedWith Flaxman, John, 1755-1826. person
associatedWith Garrick, David, 1717-1779. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William Baskerville, 1908-1972. person
associatedWith Heath, Richard, 1637?-1702. person
associatedWith Holl, William, 1771-1838. person
associatedWith Hudson, William, d. 1635. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Lowther, William, 1707-1788 person
associatedWith Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852 person
associatedWith Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. person
associatedWith Ryder, Dudley, Sir, 1691-1756. person
associatedWith Sharpe, Matthew, person
associatedWith Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813. person
associatedWith Simcoe, John Graves, 1752-1806. person
associatedWith Thompson, Thomas, 1776-1861. person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Vanderbilt, Arthur T., 1888-1957. person
associatedWith Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. person
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Contracts, Maritime--Early works to 1800
Ships--Equipment and supplies--Early works to 1800
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Birth 1705-03-02

Death 1793-03-20

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