Smith, William, 1756-1835

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Member of Parliament.

From the description of Papers, 1785-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159125

William Smith, M. P. (1756-1835), was an important figure in English politics for about 50 years. He was interested in many reform measures. This collection of 240 Items is concerned primarily with his activities relative to the abolition of West Indian slavery, although there are a few Items outside of this area.

From the guide to the William Smith Papers, 1785-1860, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Jones, Valentine. British Accounts, Martinique, 1796. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Smith, William, 1756-1835. Papers, 1785-1860. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf William Smith Papers, 1785-1860 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Smith, William T., fl. 1835. William T. Smith letter, 1835 Feb. 1. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850. Letters sent, 1830-1841. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn William Smith and family: Papers, 1678-1951 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. Papers, 1806 April 24-1807 Aug. 7. Boston Athenaeum
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. person
associatedWith Buxton, Priscilla. person
associatedWith Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. person
associatedWith Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, Valentine. person
associatedWith Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838. person
correspondedWith Murray, J. L., fl. 1835 person
correspondedWith Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850. person
associatedWith Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. person
associatedWith Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833. person
associatedWith William Smith and family family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Kentucky--Hopkins County
Great Britain
West Indies
Kentucky--McCracken County
Land owners
Land titles
Antislavery movements


Birth 1756

Death 1835



Ark ID: w6n310kr

SNAC ID: 51319659