Watson, George

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Epithet: Commissioner of Excise

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Epithet: Reverend; Fellow of University College, Oxford

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Epithet: President of the Scottish Academy

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Epithet: Secretary to Lord Castlereagh

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Epithet: of Add MS 15894

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Epithet: of Add MS 34818

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Epithet: hymnologist

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Epithet: Mayor of Middlesborough

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George and Margaret Watson lived in Xenia Township in Greene County, Ohio, from approximately the middle to the end of the nineteenth century. At one time, George Watson was secretary of sub-district 10 of Xenia Township. The Watson's had a child, J.W. Watson, and a niece by the name of Rebecca Bone or Rebecca Bouen. Margaret Watson also had a sister whose married name was Edith Trader.

In addition to the George Watson letters, the collection contains letters to Emily Watson whose relation to the George Watson family is not known. An envelope, which is part of file nine, shows that Emily Watson lived at 696 South Detroit Street, Xenia, Ohio, in 1925. Another correspondent was Edward Richardson who seemingly was a brother to a member of the Watson family.

From the guide to the George Watson Family Papers, 1851-1923, (Wright State University, Special Collections and Archives)

Archival Resources
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referencedIn Levin, Harry. Harry Levin Papers. 1920-1995. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXVI (ff. 274). 12 June-Dec. 1866.includes:ff. 1, 88, 119 James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff 1874: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1839-1885.ff. 2, 131, 255 Cyrus West Field, projector of the Atlantic cable: Correspondence with W.... British Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Vol. XVIII (ff. 359). July, 1771-Dec. 1773.Ireland: Correspondence of the 1st Earl of Liverpool as Vice-Treasurer of, etc.: 1772-1775.John Robinson, Secretary to the Treasury: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1761-1802.includes:ff. 1, 9... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV. (ff. 357), l765-1886.includes:ff. 6-23 Sir Brian Broughton-Delves, 5th Baronet: Papers relating to an exchange in Wistaston and Hough, co. Chest.: 1762-1765. f. 24 Peter Somerfield, of Hassall, county Cheshire: Will: 1765. f. 28 Matthew Gl..., 1765-1886 British Library
referencedIn LETTERS from Viscount Castlereagh to Lord Wellesley, 27 Sept. 1802-22 May, 1804;-Opinions of J. Nicholl, King's Advocate, Spencer Perceval, Attorney General, Thos. Manners Sutton, Solicitor General, and Wm. Adam, in the Case of the E. I. Company res... British Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Records of the U.S. Coast Guard. National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Weather Bureau National Archives at College Park
referencedIn VOL. III-Continuation of the Correspondence of the Earl of Clarendon (whilst Lord Lieutenant of Ireland) with the Earls of Rochester and Sunderland (including a few to the King, fr. 44, 118, 152), from 4 July, 1686, to 22 Jan. 168 6/7, ff. 4-435-Inte... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXVII (ff. 368). 16 Jan.-15 Mar. 1814.includes:f. 1 Baron Gotthard Mauritz von Rehausen,; Swedish Envoy: Letter to the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1814.: Fr. f. 4 Baron de La Barthe,; French loyalist: Letters to the Comte de Blacas: 1814.: Fr.: Cop... British Library
referencedIn Vol.CCXIII(ff.269). 20 Mar.-20 Apr. 1827.includes:ff. 1, 3, 9, 91, 116, 130, 167 Sir Robert John Wilmot-Horton, 3rd Baronet; formerly Wilmot: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1822-1830. f.9 Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton: Correspondence with S... British Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z and unidentified Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXVIII (ff. 334). Letters relating to two elections for Oxford University in 1768, at the second of which the 1st Earl of Liverpool, as Charles Jenkinson, was an unsuecessful candidate; 16 Oct. 1767-21 Apr. 1768. Quarto.Charles Jenkinson, 1st ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXII (ff. lxv+171). V-Y, miscellaneous notes.includes:f. 1 Edmund Venables, Precentor of Lincoln Cathedral: Letter to J. Julian from Edmund Venables: 1891.f. 3 James Veysey, Vicar of East Teignmouth: Letter to J. Julian from James Veysey: 18... British Library
creatorOf George Watson Family Papers, 1851-1923 Wright State University, Special Collections and Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Boutwell, George S. person
correspondedWith Clawson, J. D. person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
correspondedWith Holt, Joseph person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
correspondedWith Richardson, William A. person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Watson, Emily. person
associatedWith Watson family family
associatedWith Watson, Margaret. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Colchester, Essex
Leicestershire, England
Delamere St Peter, Cheshire
Scotland, United Kingdom
Boxford, Suffolk
Xenia Township (Ohio)
Penn, Buckinghamshire
Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Kermincham, Cheshire
Dublin, Ireland
Cork, Ireland
Boston, Massachusetts
Cork, Ireland
Exeter, Devon
United States of America
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire
Deal, Kent
Ireland, Europe
Montreal, Canada
India, Asia
Wistaston, Cheshire
Middlesbrough, North Riding of Yorkshire
New York, N. America
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire




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