Elphinstone, Mountstuart, 1779-1859

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1801-1804 assistant to governor-general's political agent at Poona; 1804-1808 resident at Nagpur; 1808 envoy to Kabul; 1811-1817 resident at Poona; 1819-1827 governor of Bombay; 1841 author of History of India

Epithet: Governor of Bombay, historian of India

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referencedIn OFFICIAL COPIES of Letters to Josiah Webbe and the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone, Residents at Nagpore, from N. B. Edmonstone, 13 Jan. 1804 -25 June, 1805 ; with enclosures ;-Letters from the Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone to Lord Wellesley and N. B. E... British Library
referencedIn John Ryley papers., 1797-1799 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XVII (ff. 220). May 1807-1816.includes:f. 1 Daniel [Stewart] [, ?], alias 'J Campbell', [Editor of the 'Morning Post' and 'Courier'?]: Letter to Sir J. Mackintosh: 1807.ff. 5, 32 Charles Grant, MP: Letters to Sir J. Mackintosh: 1804-1808: Pa... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIV. (ff. 746). July, 1843-Dec. 1844.Edinburgh Review; The: Correspondence of M. Napier as editor of: 1829-1847.includes:ff. 1, 83, 144, 472 B-Edward Pote: Letters to M. Napier: 1842-1843. ff. 4, 6, 31, 146, 194, 235, 261, 324, 342, 356, 374, ... British Library
referencedIn Letters received by Horace Hayman Wilson, orientalist, 1812-1860 British Library
referencedIn Sir John Willoughby: Letter book, 1827-1835 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE relating to Assam tea, viz.: 1. "Copies of Letters and opinions of different parties on Samples of Assam Tea sent to them in December, 1838." Dated from the India Board. f. 2. 2. Original letters to Sir John Cam Hobhouse, Bart. [afterw..., 1838-1842 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir John Willoughby, Bombay Civil Service 1817-51; East India Company Director 1854-58; Member of Council of India 1858-66, 1798-1864 British Library
creatorOf Mountstuart Elphinstone papers., 1839-1858 British Library
referencedIn Sutton Court Collection: papers of Brig-Gen John Carnac (c1716-1800); and of Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Bart (1736-1810), and other members of the Strachey family, 1756-1832 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Edward West, Recorder and Chief Justice of Bombay 1823-28, and Lady West, 1822-1828 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Thomas Munro, Madras Army 1780-1827, Governor of Madras 1820-27, 1780-1827 British Library
creatorOf Vol. IV (ff. 192). 2 Sept 1809-22 April 1819.includes:f. 1 Major-General Sir John Malcolm, GCB: Letters to Sir J. Mackintosh: 1807-1809. f. 5 John Taylor, MD; translator from the Sanskrit: Letters to Sir J. Mackintosh: 1809. f. 7 Anne D. B. Montagu... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. The Bombay Presidency, including a visit to Poona and the cave temples of ElloraIndia: Journal of J. Hyde: 1821-1825.includes:f. 18 Elizabeth Hunter Muir, sister-inlaw of Sir C Colville: Letter to J. Hyde: 1822. f. 22 John Bax, of Shotton Mal... British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Adam, Bengal Civil Service 1796-1825, member of Supreme Council of India 1819-25, Acting Governor-General of India 1823, 1794-1825 British Library
referencedIn Papers of 1st Earl Amherst, Governor-General of Bengal 1823-28, 1789-1835 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVI. (ff. 507). May, 1856-Mar. 1860.includes:f. 1 Comte Jean Gilbert Victor Fialin de Persigny,; French Ambassador in London: Letter to C. Babbage: 1856. f. 2 Michel Chasles, mathematician: Letters to C. Babbage: 1855, 1856.: Fr. f. 3 André M... British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY ABERDEEN PAPERS: correspondence supplementing Add. MSS. 43039-43358; 1717-1859. Incorporated from rejects of the Aberdeen Papers. Paper; ff. 93. Quarto. 1717-1859. 1. ff. 1-18. Correspondence of Elizabeth Gordon, widow of George, 1st Du..., 1717-1859 British Library
creatorOf Horner/Lyell Papers. Album originally containing letters and papers of and relating to George Washington, and to a number of British, American and other statesmen, soldiers and others. Partly French, Italian, Hungarian. Partly copies. Partly prin..., 1785-1894 British Library
creatorOf Memoirs on Afghanistan, Iran, and neighbouring countries by Mountstuart Elphinstone (qv), and Lt (later Capt) Francis Irvine (1786-1855), Bengal Army 1805-22, mostly incorporated into Elphinstone's `Account of the Kingdom of Caubul' (London 1815); al..., 1808-1810 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. 212).includes:f. 7 Alexander Baxter, MD; Deputy Inspector of Hospitals on Saint Helena: Watercolour portrait: n.d.f. 8 Alexander Baxter, MD; Deputy Inspector of Hospitals on Saint Helena: Letter to J. R. Verling: 1818.ff. 8, 88, 190... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXXV (ff. 330). 10-16 Dec. 1834.includes:ff. 1, 72 Richard Boyle Adderley, Sealer of the Court of Exchequer: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1834.ff. 5, 7 Sir Charles Bagot, Governor-general of Canada: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1834... British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous papers including letters from Lord Dalhousie, Sir John Malcolm and Sir James Outram; signed notes by Mountstuart Elphinstone, Sir Stamford Raffles, and Sir Charles Trevelyan; and accounts of the siege of Madras (1759) and the capture of..., 1759-1861 British Library
referencedIn Grant-Duff Papers: copies of official records of the Bombay Government and of other official and private papers compiled or collected by Capt James Cunningham Grant-Duff (1789-1858), Bombay Army 1807-27, Resident at Satara 1818-23; relating to the Ma..., 1754-1822 British Library
referencedIn WILDE PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 48). Miscellaneous autograph letters of distinguished persons, addressed chiefly to Wilde or to other members of his family, including his brother-in-law, Col. Sir Augustus Frederick D'Este, son of the Duke of Sussex, by wh..., 1751-1851 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 356). June-Sept. 1843.India: Correspondence of successive Presidents of the Board of Control with the Prime Minister.: 1841-1846.Edward Law, 2nd Baron and (1844) 1st Earl of Ellenborough: Correspondence with Lord Ripon: 1841-1846.include... British Library
referencedIn Sir Evan Nepean papers., 1817-1818 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Hugh Trevor Lambrick, Indian Civil Service, Sind 1927-47, Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford 1947-71, 1802-1980 British Library
referencedIn Maria Sykes papers., 1812-1820 British Library
referencedIn De Havilland, Thomas Fiott, 1775-1866. Thomas Fiott De Havilland correspondence, 1799-1844. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Vol. LIV ( ff. 333 ). 14 Feb. 1837-19 Nov. 1840.Richard Bentley, publisher (I): Agreements with authors and others: 1829-1871.: Mostly signed.includes:ff. 1-2 (signed), 3 (draft) Captain Sir John Ross, RN: Agreements with R. Bentley: 1837-1838.ff.... British Library
referencedIn Erskine Collection: papers collected by William Erskine (1773-1852), legal office holder, Bombay from 1804, Master in Equity, Recorder's Court 1820-23; Secretary and later Vice-President of the Bombay Literary Society 1805-23; oriental scholar; chief..., 1804-1841 British Library
creatorOf Mountstuart Elphinstone papers., 1841 British Library
referencedIn 38091. MISCELLANEOUS original letters and papers, etc., 1530-1845, 1530-1845 British Library
referencedIn Walter, Emma Mary, 1816-1850. Diaries, 1838-1850. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins 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
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India, Asia
India, Asia
New Zealand, Australia
Vellore, Madras
Oudh, India
Punjab, India
Russia, Europe, Asia
Cuddapah, Madras
Bombay, India
Malabar, India
Madras, India
Akalkot State, India
Sind, India
Ava, Burma
Anantapur, Madras
Central India, India
Surat, Bombay
Ganjam, Madras
Canada, North America
India, Asia
Shahpur, Sind
South Africa, Africa
Morvi State, India
Wadgaon, India
Cape Comorin, India
Gwalior State, India
Assam, Province of, India
Baluchistan, Pakistan
Travancore State, India
India, Asia
Rajpipla State, India
Malabar Coast, Madras
Burma, Asia
Rangoon, Myanmar
New Zealand, Australia
Bombay, India
Aden, Yemen
Tanjore, Madras
Kentish Town, Middlesex
Mysore State, India
Philippines, Asia
Moscow, Russia
Nagpur, Central Provinces
Indore State, India
India, Asia
Poona, India
Kanara District, Madras
Deccan, India
Hong Kong, China
Parris Garden, Surrey
Nilgiri Hills, Madras
Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy
Neuburg, Germany
Bombay, India
Kathiawar, Western India
Bengal, India
Nepal, Asia
Baria State, India
Delhi, India
Canada, North America
India, Asia
Cutch State, India
Hyderabad, Sind
Sirohi State, Rajputana
Bengal, India
Russia, Europe, Asia
Kafiristan, Afghanistan
India, Asia
United States of America
New Zealand, Australia
Kerman, Iran
Baghdad, Iraq
Persian Gulf, Asia
Madagascar, Africa
Mahi Kantha, Bombay
Bombay, India
Nagpur, Central Provinces
Indus River, India
Multan, Punjab
Baroda State, India
Goa, India
Arcot State, India
Jacobabad, Sind
Elephanta Island, India
Fort William, Calcutta
India, Asia
Plassey, India
Central Asia, Asia
Herat, Afghanistan
Patna, India
Ramree, Burma
Highgate, Middlesex
Central Asia, Asia
Tanjore, Madras
Bengal, India
Yorkshire, England
Palanpur State, India
Gwalior State, India
Kolhapur State, India
Khairpur State, India
Bombay, India
Central Asia, Asia
Singapore, Asia
Afghanistan, Asia
Porto Bello, Panama
Africa, Africa
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Madras, India
Iran, Asia
Portoferraio, Elba
Gujarat, India
Idar State, India
Hyderabad State, India
Kurdistan, Iraq
Waterloo, Belgium
Penang, Malaysia
Corsica, France
India, Asia
Carnatic Region, India
Arakan, Burma
Madras, India
Caerwys, Flintshire
Kolhapur State, India
Rajputana, India
Deccan, India
Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Mysore State, India
Bali, Indonesia
Hyderabad State, India
Burma, Asia
Bharatpur, India
Satara, Bombay
Satara, Bombay
Gwalior State, India
India, Asia
Malta, Europe
Sind, India
Kalat State, Pakistan
Ireland, Europe
Bombay, India
Breda, the Netherlands
Afghanistan, Asia
Java, Indonesia
Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Baluchistan, Pakistan
Iran, Asia
Sind, India
Malacca, Malaysia
Port Louis, Mauritius
India, Asia
Sri Lanka, Asia
Iran, Asia
Bombay, India
Bombay, India
Madras, India
Mandi State, India
Surat, Bombay
Almora, United Provinces
Travancore State, India
Jalalabad, Afghanistan
Sicily, Italy
Colaba, Bombay
Brazil, South America
Hyderabad State, India
London, England
Mohenjo-Daro Site, Pakistan
Bahawalpur State, India
Iran, Asia
Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province
Assaye, India
Deccan, India
Goa, India
Cochin State, India
Bharatpur State, India
Ahmadnagar, Bombay
Sri Lanka, Asia
Nagpore, State of, India
Iran, Asia
Coimbatore, Madras
India, Asia
Bhutan, Asia
China, Asia
Ellora, India
Kabul, Afghanistan
Indus River, India
Khorasan, Iran
Ra's Al-Khaymah, the Persian Gulf
Canton, Kwangtung, China
India, Asia
Trichinopoly, Madras
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Birth 1779-10-06

Death 1859-11-20

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