Congreve, William, Sir, 2nd Baronet, MP

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referencedIn COCKBURN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 190). The contents include the following:-(1) 'The Life' as sent to the press; circa 1751. Works, i, p. i. it includes (ff. 19-20b) a letter of William Congreve with criticisms on C. Trotter's play The Revolution of Swe... British Library
referencedIn "THE JUGEMENT of Paris," an opera, by Daniel Purcell, to words by [William] Congreve. Full score. Autograph (?). Paper; xviith-xviiith centt. With the book-plate of Robert Smith. Folio., 17th century-18th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. i + 207). This includes a letter signed by William Cobbett, 1801 (f. 55), and copies of letters from Sterne and Swift (ff. 178, 185). For the names of authors, publishers, etc., see the Index to this catalogue; and for the titles of lit..., 1801 British Library
referencedIn includes:f. 1 b Poetry ENGLISH: Verses on woman: 17th cent.ff. 2-43 b Medicine: De physiologia: 17th cent.: Lat. and Fr.f. 44 de La Vauguion: Notes from his "Traité complet des opérations de Chirurgie": 17th cent.f. 46 William Congreve, drama... British Library
referencedIn ORIGINAL correspondence, etc., of Jacob Tonson and his son, Jacob Tonson, junior, booksellers; 1710-1782. Many of the letters in the latter part of the volume are addressed to Messrs. James Rivington and Fletcher.. Among the ,writers are:-[Sir] G[od..., 1660-1782 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Semele; [HWV 58] 18th century. Copy. (Händel-Gesellschaft VII). Full score. For autograph see R.M.20.f.7; for other copies see R.M.18.e.4 and R.M.19.b.3.ff. 195. 10.5 x 11.25 in.William Congreve, dramatist: Handel..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Notebook with notes of events in the life of William Congreve, by Edmund Gosse; 1888. On f. 1 is the note 'Began Feb. 20 1888. Finished May 29 1888'. Gosse's Life of William Congreve was published in July 1888. The book used is a Board of Trade ruled..., 1888 British Library
creatorOf ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Miscellaneous collections and selections vol. XXVI; 18th century. Copy. Full scores. ‘Additional Songs, &c. 2’ (Lettering on binding). The volume contains numerous notes in the handwriting of Dr. Chrysander.ff. 16..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXXIII (ff. 339). 14 Mar.-9 Apr. 1824.includes:f. 1 Frederick Hall: Letters to Sir R. Peel: 1815-1824.f. 3 'Author of Thoughts on Prison Labour': Letters, so signed, to Sir R. Peel: 1824.ff. 16, 20, 77, 80 George William Hall, Master of ... British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous warrants, letters. etc., chiefly original, collected by Thomas Birch; 1536-1765. The names of the writers, etc., are to be found in the Index of the present Catalogue. The more important articles are described below:-(1) Warrant of Hen..., 1536-1765 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXVII (ff. 316). May -June 1822.includes:f. 1 Francis Fortune, merchant, of Lombard Street: Circular conc. distress in Ireland: 1822.: Signed.ff. 3, 29, 185, 186, 217 Reverend Charles Henry Hall, Dean of Christ Church, Oxford: Corresponden... British Library
referencedIn LIEVEN PAPERS. Vol. XXIV (ff. 152). Correspondence with George IV, both as Prince Regent and King, mostly on his behalf; 1813-1830, n.d. The main correspondents are Maj.-Gen. Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, G.C.H. (Lt.-Gen. 1830; Baron Bloomfield 1825), He..., 1813-1830 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXII (ff. 220). 1823-June 1824.includes:f. 69 Baron von Maltzahn,; Prussian diplomatist: Correspondence with Prince Lieven: 1825-1827.: Fr. ff. 1, 2 (printed) Voyages and Travels: Prince and Princess Lieven: 1793-1838, n.d.: Engl., Fr., Germ., I... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LVIII (ff. 196). 1818.includes:f. 1 British Museum: Correspondence rel. to Russian 'Chronicle of Nestor' (Cotton MS. Vitellius F.X): 1817-1824.: Fr. and Russ.ff. 1, 136, 158 Yakov Yakovlevich Smirnov, chaplain to the Russian Embassy in Londo..., 1818 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Semele; [HWV 58] 18th century. Copy. (Händel-Gesellschaft VII). Seven separate parts for Juno, Jupiter, Iris, Cadmus, Ino, Semele and Athamas, in a portfolio. For autograph see R.M.20.f.7; for other copies see R.M..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. II. English literary autographs; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Edmund Waller, Andrew Marvell, John Evelyn, John Locke, John Dryden, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, William Congreve, Sir Richard Steele, ..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn GORDON PAPERS (BELL COLLECTION). Vol. XXII (ff. 94). Correspondence and papers of Sir Henry relating to Gordon family history; 1802, 1806-1887. Includes (f. 75) a registration certificate, 1802, of the birth of Elizabeth Enderby in 1792.includes:f. 1..., 1802-1887 British Library
referencedIn Island of Jamaica: Signet Warrants for various appointments, etc.: 1717-1724.William Congreve, dramatist: Signet Warrant for his appointment as Secretary of Jamaica: 1718.Colonies British: Signet Warrants for colonial appointments: 1716-1720. British Library
referencedIn Vol. LVII (ff. 251). 1816-1817.includes:f. 1 Balmain, mother of Count Aleksandr Antonovich Balmain: Correspondence with Prince Lieven: 1815-1819.: Fr.ff. 2, 5, 59, 67, 93, 95, 156 Moreau, widow of J V M Moreau, Marshal of France: Correspondence w..., 1816-1817 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY GRENVILLE PAPERS. Vol. XXXIV (ff. 146). 1. ff. 1-125v. Poems and verses, some published; circa 1729-circa 1801. 2. ff. 126-135v. Eight MS. numbers of 'The Impartialist'; [1763?], n.d. 3. ff. 136-138. Advice to a son; probably composed b..., 1724-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol.X (ff.375).July 1891-Oct.1892.Trade Unions: Correspondence, speeches, etc., of J. Burns, M.P., 1872-1905.COUNTY OF London: Correspondence and papers of J. Burns as L.C.C. representative for Battersea: 1889-1905.includes:ff. 1, 28, 118, 20... British Library
referencedIn COCKBURN PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 338). The contents include the following: -(1) Letter of advice by C. Cockburn to her son; n.d. Copy. Imperfect at the beginning. Works, ii, p. 111. ff. 3-11. (2) The same to -, on the infallibility of the church of Rome... British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Semele; [HWV 58] 1769. Copy. (Händel-Gesellschaft VII). Full score. Written by R.S.; Smith Collection, Vol. 12. For autograph see R.M.20.f.7; for other copies see R.M.19.d.6 and R.M.19.b.3.ff. 165. 14.25 x 10.25 i..., 1769 British Library
referencedIn ARTICLES of agreement between John Dryden, of the parish of St. Anne, co. Middlesex, esq., and Jacob Tonson, stationer, of London, for the translation by the former of the works of Virgil ; 15 June, 1694. Signed by Tonson; with seal of arms. Witnesse... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VIII, 1710-1776, ff. 282.includes:ff. 1, 3 Joseph Kelly, of Kilkenny: Letters to, from C. Mein: 1707, 1710.ff. 1, 3 Charles Mein, of the Custom House: Letters to J. Kelly: 1707, 1710.f. 5 William Congreve, dramatist: Letter to J. Kelly: 17..., 1710-1776 British Library
creatorOf Trio Sonatas and Suites; circa 1697-1704. Parts, in ink. ff. 1-18 is an incomplete set of parts, all in the same hand, for a set of twelve trio sonatas by Matthew Novell (published as Sonate da Camera or Chamber Musick. Being a Sett of Twelve Sonata’..., approximately 1697-1704 British Library
creatorOf DROPMORE PAPERS. Vol. CCCCXXVII (ff. 187). Military and naval letters and papers; [aft. 1797]-1801, Feb.-Aug. 1806, n.d.includes:ff. 80-101 Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet; MP: Correspondence with Lord Grenville, together with `Memoir': 1806: Par..., 1797-1806 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIV (ff. 160). 1826.includes:f. 1 Count Christian Günther von Bernstorff,; Prussian Minister for Foreign Affairs: Letter to Baron Maltzahn: 1826.: Fr.: Copy. ff. 3, 135, 142 Count Nikolai Dmitrievich Gurev,; Prussian diplomatist: Correspondence..., 1826 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXVI (ff. 175+6*). 1811-Sept. 1813.includes:f. 1 Sir Charles Miles Lambert Monck, 6th Baronet; formerly Middleton: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: 1811. ff. 5-5b Ordnance: Memorandum rel. to improvements in fire power of 13 inch mortar: 1811. ff. 6... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XLVI. (ff. 302). May 1807-Mar. 1808.William Windham, Secretary of State, etc: General political correspondence: 1782-1810.includes:f.1 Thomas Tuckfield: Letter to W. Windham: 1807. f. 3 Lieutenant Francis Lewis: Letter to W. Windham: 1807. f. 4 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 348). A-C.includes:ff. 1-14 Lancelot Addison, Dean of Lichfield: Biographical notice: 18th cent.: Fr.ff. 9b, 15 Joseph Addison, dramatist and essayist: Biographical notices: 18th cent.: Fr. and Engl.f. 17 Reverend Michael Ainsworth,... British Library
referencedIn R.M.19.e.10. ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Miscellaneous collections and selections vol. XXXII; 18th century. Copy. Parts.4 vols., 18th century British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. G.F. Handel: Semele (oratorio after a text by William Congreve) (HWV 58); 1743. Autograph. (Händel-Gesellschaft VII). ff. 5, 12, 79v and 117 are ruled with staves but otherwise blank. See also R.M.20.c.2. (ff. 42-43); for copi..., 1743 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 233). The 'Iliad'. Contains the following books: XVI (ff. 1-35b), including (ff. 19-23) further copy from Poetical Miscellanies, 1709 (see 4707), XVII (ff. 37-55b), XVIII (ff. 57-73b), XIX (ff. 75-85b), XX (ff. 87-97b), XXI (ff. 99-121b..., 1712-1724 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 466). 1823-Mar. 1827.includes:ff. 1, 20, 28, 32, 57, 86, 95 Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society (1827-1830): Letters to C. Babbage: 1820-1833. ff. 3, 120, 200, 237, 251, 276, 320, 322, 328, 338, 345, 355, 359, 370, 373, 375,..., 1823-1827 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LX (ff. 113). 1821.includes:ff. 4-106b passim Count Karl Robert Nesselrode,; Russian statesman: Correspondence with Count C. A. Pozzo di Borgo: 1826-1834.: Fr.: Copies.ff. 1, 26 Vasily Vasilievich Levashov, Russian general: Correspondence wi..., 1821 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXVI (ff. 422). May -June 1823.includes:f. 2 Sir William Arbuthnot, 1st Baronet: Letter to Sir R. Peel: 1823. ff. 5, 6 Rebecca Heffernan, wife of Sergt W Heffernan: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1823-1824. ff. 8, 159, 387 Frederick John Ro... British Library
creatorOf G. VersePetty Papers. Vol. L. Verse by Petty and others, followed by a group of miscellaneous papers; circa 1664-1686, 1728 and n.d. With a list of contents (f. i) by the 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, and two labels by James Matthews, 'Sir William Petty..., 1659-1728 British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY GRENVILLE PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 188). 1. ff. 1-30v. Letters to Grenville from his wife Elizabeth; 1751-1769. 2. ff. 31-188. Correspondence of Grenville with his brother Richard, 1st Earl Temple; 1729-1769.includes:ff. 1-30 Elizabeth Gre..., 1729-1769 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCX (ff. 320). 10 Nov.-Dec. 1826.includes:ff. 2 b, 13 Thomas Gaisford, Regius Professor of Greek, Oxford University: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1816-1845.f. 4 Basil Montagu, KC 1835: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1826, 1828.f. 6 D... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIII (ff. 192). July 1824-1825.includes:f. 69 Baron von Maltzahn,; Prussian diplomatist: Correspondence with Prince Lieven: 1825-1827.: Fr.ff. 1, 59, 60 Hendrik Fagel, Greffier of the States General, afterwards Ambassador to England: Letter... British Library
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