Bruce, James, 1811-1863, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine, Viceroy of India

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1841-1842 Member of Parliament for Southampton; 1842-1846 Govenor of Jamaica; 1846-1854 Govenor-in-chief of British North America; 1857-1859 and 1860-1861 high commissioner to China and plenipotentiary in Japan; 1858 GCB; 1859-1860 Postmaster general; 1859-1862 lord rector of the University of Glasgow; 1861-1863 Viceroy of India

Epithet: Viceroy of India

Title: 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine

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referencedIn Genealogical and biographical material on Indian Princes, Chiefs, and landholders, and other prominent personalities in India both British and Indian, compiled mainly after his retirement by Lewin Bentham Bowring (1824-1910), Bengal Civil Service 184... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXIV (ff. 341). 6 Jan.-12 Apr. 1854.includes:ff. 1-3b, 40, 112, 142 Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford and (1869) of Winchester: Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1853-1854.f. 5 Colonel Charles Kemeys Kemeys-Tynte, claimant to the barony... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-85), as President of the Board of Control 1853-55, and Secretary of State for India 1859-66, 1853-1870 British Library
creatorOf GORDON PAPERS (BELL COLLECTION). Vol. XX (ff. 282). 1. ff. 1-163b. Pamphlets, etc., relating to China, and to Gen. Gordon's service there, and in the Sudan; 1861-1884. Printed, with autograph annotations by Gordon on J. Scarth, British policy in Chin..., 1861-1885 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXXXI (ff. 219). 1849-1862. -includes:f. 1 Jules Barthélemy-Saint-Hilaire, French philosopher: Letter to J. F. Clark,: 1849.: Fr. f. 2 Reverend Charles Kingsley, author: Letters to Lord Ripon: 1852, 1856. f. 11 John Frederick Denison Maurice, a..., 1849-1862 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. 1860.includes:f. 1 John Eadie, DD: Biographical notice of: 1860. f. 2 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, President of the Royal Academy (1850-1865): Letter to R. Griffin and Co.: 1860. ff. 4, 6 Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, K C B: Autobiographica..., 1860 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXX (ff. 353). 13-22 Jan. 1842.includes:ff. 1, 3 Major Thomas Bradgate Bamford, 6th West India Regt: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1814-1847. f. 5 Count Ernst Philipp Brunnow,; Russian diplomatist: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1844-[185... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXXVI (ff. 345). 1844.includes:ff. 1, 274 Charles Hughes Terrot, Bishop of Edinburgh: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1840-1860.ff. 3, 168, 268 Elizabeth Gordon, widow of George, 5th Duke of Gordon: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1843-1844.ff. 5-..., 1844 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXII (ff.260). Aug.-Dec. 1861.includes:f. 1 James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1831-1861. f. 3 Thornton Leigh Hunt, journalist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1861-1870. ff. 5, 12, 1... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXIV (ff. 525). 21-30 June 1846.includes:ff. 1, 4 Lord William George Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck, statesman: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1835-1848. f. 5 'Conservative, A true.': Letter, so signed, to Sir R. Peel: 1846. ff. 8, 10 George... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXVII (ff. 288). 1826-Oct. 1832.includes:ff. 1-222 passim Arthur Henry Hallam, poet; d.1833: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1826-1832.ff. 43, 50, 54, 62, 243 Philip Handley, afterwards banker: Letters to, from W. E. Gladstone: 1828-... British Library
referencedIn Typescript transcript of notes, made Nov 1864, by Mary Louisa Bruce, Countess of Elgin (1819-98), wife of James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (1811-63), Viceroy of India 1862-63, of their Hill journey from Simla to Manali and beyond, 26 Sep-3 Nov 1863, de..., 1863 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXXIII (ff. 369). Apr.-Dec. 1841.includes:f. 1 John Frederick Denison Maurice, author and theologian: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1830-1841.f. 5 Sir William Hutt, MP; KCB: Letter to Sir R. R. Torrens: 1841.: Copy.f. 7 George In... British Library
referencedIn Vol. X. (IV. ff. 337). 1. "I Captain Sherard Osborn, C.B. Private Letters." The first six letters (ff. 4-39) form a sort of journal of the expedition under Sir E. Belcher (see above, Add. 35,307, art. 1); the remainder are dated 21 Jan. 1859-19 Apr. ..., 1859-1877 British Library
creatorOf LAY PAPERS. VOL. I. (ff. 146). Correspondence of Horatio Nelson Lay, with a few other letters relating to members of his family and his descendants; 1844-1905, n.d.Contents:1. ff. 1-9. Miscellaneous correspondence of Lay's family and friends, includi..., 1844-1905 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCX (ff. 236). Jan.-Mar. 1861.includes:f. 1 George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1861-1882.f. 3 Henry Roe, Governor of the Bank of Ireland: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1861.f. 7 Pau... British Library
referencedIn LIVERPOOL PAPERS. Vol. CCCXVII (ff. 175). Private correspondence of the Earls of Liverpool (supplementing 38469-38475); circ. 1702-1859.includes:f. 1 Poetry: "The golden age retriv'd " parody of Virgil, Eclogue iv: circ. 1702. f. 3 Sackville Spencer..., approximately 1720-approximately 1859 British Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 115). F. A. Guthrie -Lord Macaulay.includes:f. 1 Thomas Anstey Guthrie, alias 'F Anstey'; author: Letter to Lady Colvile from Thomas Anstey Guthrie: 1892. f. 2 Charles E. Hallé, Director of the New Gallery: Letter to Lady Colvile from ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXVIII (ff. 312). Nov. 1832-1833.includes:ff. 1-300 passim William Edward Tallents, election agent, of Newark, county Nottinghamshire: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1832-1837.ff. 5, 22, 245, 286 Arthur Pakenham: Correspondence with ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXVI (ff. 346). 27 Nov.-6 Dec. 1841.includes:f. i P-S-Rose, wife of Captain G P Rose: Letters to Sir R. Peel: 1841. ff. 3, 24 James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin 1841; Lord Bruce: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1841-1846. f. 5 William James Le ... British Library
referencedIn Charles F Helmuth T De Norman papers., 1859-1860 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Lt-Gen Sir Richard Strachey, Bengal Engineers 1836-75, member of Council of India 1875-89, Chairman, East India Railway Company from 1889; and of other members of the Strachey family, including Sir John Peter Grant, Bengal Civil Service, Li..., 1781-1927 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCVII (ff. 355). July-Dec. 1859.includes:f. 1 Richard Bentley, publisher: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1850-1868. f. 3 John William Burgon, Dean of Chichester: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1853-1885. f. 5 Alexander Lendrum, Canon of Pert... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Robert Montgomery, Bengal Civil Service, 1827-65; Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab 1859-65, 1849-1865 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCC (ff. 360). Jan.-May 1856.includes:ff. 1, 32, 281 William Ward, 11th Baron Ward; 1st Earl of Dudley: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1856-1860.ff. 5, 16, 24, 42, 48, 66, 75, 77, 83, 109, 135, 164 Mary Stanley, sister of Dean A P Stan... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX, 1814-1868.includes:f. 2 Henrietta Elizabeth Cholmondeley, wife of Thomas, 1st Baron Delamere 1821: Letter to Lady Glynne: 1814.: Imperf.ff. 4-34 passim Thomas Grenville, bibliophile and statesman: Letters to Mrs. W. E. Gladstone: 1839-18..., 1814-1868 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXX (ff. 275). 1836-1837.includes:ff. 1, 3, 7, 15, 119, 124, 131, 133, 268 Robert Caparn, election agent; of Newark, county Nottinghamshire: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1832-1846.ff. 9, 110, 115 James Endell Tyler, Rector of St. ..., 1836-1837 British Library
referencedIn ROSE PAPERS. Vol. XXXVI (ff. 220). Correspondence of Lord Strathnairn during various commands in India; 1857-1864.Hugh Henry Rose, Baron Strathnairn: Correspondence and papers: 1834-1885.includes:ff. 1, 6 Sir Robert North Collie Hamilton, 6th Baronet..., 1857-1864 British Library
referencedIn Sir George Russell Clerk papers., 1838-1896 British Library
creatorOf HOPE GRANT PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. xxii+84). Letter book, mostly as Commander of British forces in China; 1860-1861. Preceded (ff. 1b-2b) by a list of the first 69 letters, to 8 Sept. 1860. In a Letts's Diary for 1860.China: Letter-book of Gen. Sir J. H...., 1860-1861 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXXIV (ff. 264). 1842.includes:ff. 1, 9, 29, 31, 33, 46, 49, 51, 55 Hon Richard Bagot, Bishop of Oxford and (1845) of Bath and Wells: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1842-1852.ff. 5, 23, 112, 124, 148 François Alexis Rio, French art c..., 1842 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXXVIII (ff. 385). Dec. 1845-Mar. 1846.includes:ff. 1, 11, 21, 310 Sir Archibald Edmonstone, 3rd Baronet: Correspondence with W E. Gladstone: 1845-1852.ff. 3, 148 John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland; Lord John Manners: Correspon... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCVI (ff. 396). 1-12 Mar. 1846.includes:f. 1 James Galwey, land-agent, of Clonmel: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1845-1846. f. 1 James Galway: Letter to Sir R. Peel: 1846. ff. 5-10 John Ralph Ormsby-Gore, 1st Baron Harlech 1876: Corresponde... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II, April -Nov. 1857.George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon: Correspondence, as Foreign Sec., with Lord Wodehouse, Envoy to Russia: 1856-1858.includes:f. 85 James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine: Memoran... British Library
referencedIn Sir William Thomas Denison papers., 1859-1865 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCIX (ff. 346). July-Dec. 1860.includes:f. 1 Alexander Taylor Innes, Scots advocate: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1868-1895. f. 3 John Trotter Bethune, 10th Earl of Lindsay: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1860-1863. ff. 5, 32, 83, 159, 170, 274 Cha... British Library
creatorOf Papers of 8th Earl of Elgin as Viceroy of India 1862-63, 1862-1863 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCLXXXVIII (ff. 344). Oct. 1852-Jan.1853.includes:ff. 1, 30 Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone.: 1852.f. 3 Ernest Hawkins, Canon of Westminster: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1842-1865.ff. 5, 155 Edward ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXI (ff. 253). Apr.-July 1861.includes:f. 1 Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1859-1862.f. 3 Reverend Sir George Prevost, 2nd Baronet: Letter to Sir S. R. Glynne: 1861.f. 5 Henry Bence J... British Library
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