Erskine, Thomas

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Epithet: Lord Erskine of Dirltone, Earl of Kellie

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Thomas Erskine (1750-1823), first Baron Erskine, politician, barrister and lord chancellor.

From the guide to the Two letters from Thomas Erskine to George Harding, 1785., 1785, (University of St Andrews)

Epithet: Principal Secretary of Scotland

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Title: Earl of Kellie

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Epithet: Lord Erskine, son of John, 11th Earl of Mar

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Epithet: Lord Erskine

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Epithet: of Alloa, styled Lord Erskine, son of John Erskine, 22nd Earl of Mar

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Epithet: Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court

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Thomas Erskine (1750-1823), first Baron Erskine, politician, barrister and lord chancellor.

Rev Gilbert Wakefield (1756-1801), biblical scholar and controversialist.

From the guide to the Letter from Thomas Erskine to Gilbert Wakefield, 1798., 16 February 1798, (University of St Andrews)

Epithet: Lord Chancellor

Title: 1st Baron Erskine

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referencedIn Vol. ii. ; 1787-1847 :-. The names of the writers of the more important letters are-[Frederick North, Lord] North; London, 2 Feb. 1787, f. 3. [John Hussey Delaval Lord] Delaval; London, 19 July, 1787, f. 11. [William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, Duke o..., 1787-1847 British Library
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creatorOf Letter from Thomas Erskine to Gilbert Wakefield, 1798., 16 February 1798 University of St Andrews
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referencedIn ORIGINAL letters, 1774-1817, viz.:-1. Dr. Samuel Johnson to Warren Hastings, 30 March, 1774, 29 Jan. 1781, ff. 1, 4. 2. Hon. T[homas] Erskine [afterwards first Baron Erskine] to [Jonathan Shipley] Bishop of St. Asaph, n.d. [circa 1786], f. 6. 3. [Cha..., 1774-1817 British Library
referencedIn Sir Thomas Erskine, Principal Secretary of Scotland, 1536. (10273)Sir Thomas Erskine, Principal Secretary of Scotland: Seal: 1536. British Library
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creatorOf Two letters from Thomas Erskine to George Harding, 1785., 1785 University of St Andrews
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referencedIn MISCELLANE0US LETTERS AND PAPERS, viz.:-A. Letter from Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, to Mrs Siddons, with verses, on her farewell appearance as Lady Macbeth; 30 June 1812. According to accompanying correspondence (ff. 3-4) the letter passed, by..., 1697-1942 British Library
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