Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800

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Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount of Sydney, British Whig statesman. Lord of the Treasury (1765), Speaker of the House of Commons (1766), and member of the Privy Council (1767), Secretary of State for Home Affairs, War, and the Colonies (1782). In the latter capacity he guided the negotiations for the Treaty of 1783 between Britain and the United States.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount of Sydney, 1765-1787. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122551596

British public official.

From the description of Thomas Townshend, Viscount Sydney, papers, 1782-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981029

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creatorOf Johnston, Clement Dixon, 1895-1979,. Papers collected by Clement Dixon Johnston [manuscript], 1683-1943. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Pitt family papers, 1728-1830, 1757-1805 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Printed document signed by three Lords of the Admiralty : [London], 1790 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, Vaughan, John papers, 1779-1781, 1784, 1789 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814. Letter [manuscript] : to Lord Sydney. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to George Hickes, Under-Secretary of State, 1818 May 9 and July 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hamond, Andrew Snape, Sir, 1738-1828. Correspondence of Sir Andrew Snape Hamond [manuscript] 1781-1787. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. [Political notes], [ca. 1780-1800]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thomas Paine manuscript material : 1 item, 1788 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. [Letter, 1787 Apr. 23, Whitehall, London to Sir Charles Midleton, Sydney] [manuscript] / [from Lord Sydney]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Stewart, Robert, Lieutenant Colonel. Letters of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Stewart, 1754-1755. University of Pittsburgh
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Memorandum on my conversation at Bath, 1765. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, Sydney, Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount papers, 1665-1828, 1780-1788 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, 1665-1885. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Vaughan, John, ca. 1731-1795. John Vaughan papers, 1779-1781, 1784, 1789. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Papers of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount of Sydney, 1765-1787. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn William Dowdeswell papers, Dowdeswell, William papers, 1765-1774 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820. Document signed : [London], to Councillor Robert [Lowth], Lord Bishop of London, 1785 Feb. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Nepean, Evan, 1751-1822. Letter [manuscript] : to Lord Sydney. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808. Letter [manuscript] : Norfolk Island, to Lord Sydney. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Johnson, John, Sir, 1742-1830. Letter : [Montreal, Que.?], to Lord Sydney, [London, Eng.?], f 1785 Feb. 1. Newberry Library
creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, Shelburne, William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of, papers, 1665-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. Canadiana manuscripts, 1749-1811. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Sydney, Thomas Townshend, Viscount, 1733-1800. Thomas Townshend, Viscount Sydney, papers, 1782-1786. Library of Congress
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correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, 1771-1829 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. person
associatedWith Deane, Silas, 1737-1789. person
associatedWith Dowdeswell, William, 1721-1775 person
associatedWith George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820. person
associatedWith Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of, 1735-1811. person
associatedWith Great Britain. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Prime Minister. corporateBody
associatedWith Hamond, Andrew Snape, Sir, 1738-1828. person
associatedWith Hickes, George, person
associatedWith Hoare, William, 1707-1792. person
associatedWith Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
correspondedWith Johnson, John, Sir, 1742-1830. person
associatedWith Johnston, Clement Dixon, 1895-1979, person
associatedWith King, Philip Gidley, 1758-1808. person
associatedWith Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805 person
associatedWith Midleton, Charles Sir person
associatedWith Nepean, Evan, 1751-1822. person
associatedWith Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768. person
associatedWith Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 person
associatedWith Phillip, Arthur, 1738-1814. person
associatedWith Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782. person
associatedWith Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. person
associatedWith Stewart, Robert, Lieutenant Colonel. person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, ca. 1731-1795. person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, Sir, 1747 or 8-1795. person
associatedWith Westminster, Robert Grosvenor, Marquis of, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
America
Great Britain
New South Wales
New York (State)
Quebec
Vermont
Great Britain
Great Britain
Subject
Politicians--Great Britain--Correspondence
First Fleet, 1787-1788
Canals
Occupation
Public officials--Great Britain
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Birth 1733-02-24

Death 1800-06-30

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