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James Fraser (1713-54), of the East India Company, was an author and collector of oriental manuscripts. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

From the guide to the Persian, Sanskrit and Arabic manuscripts collected by James Fraser, 14th-18th century, (University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library)

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referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1668-1866 (inclusive);, 1738-1836 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn MACKENZIE PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 173). Correspondence and Papers chiefly of the Suddie family and largely dealing with legal disputes, 1631-1710. Included are: (a) "Advyse to my brothers" from [Colin Mackenzie, 1st Earl of] Seafort[h] London, 15 July, 1..., 1631-1710 British Library
referencedIn James Fraser, Manchester, 1870.James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester: Seal: 1886. British Library
creatorOf Vol. XIII (ff. 209). 1884-1885.includes:f. 1 Charles Newdigate Newdegate, MP: Letter to Sir R. A. Cross: 1884.f. 4 Christopher Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln: Letters to Sir R. A. Cross: 1873-1884.ff. 6, 93 Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Barone..., 1884-1885 British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 1 James Knapton, Bookseller, of London: Letter to Sir H. Sloane: 1702.f. 2 James Sutherland, Superintendent of the Physic Garden at Edinburgh... British Library
referencedIn James Petiver, FRS, Apothecary to the Charter-House: Miscellaneous correspondence (N.B. Petiver died in April 1718, but letters were written to him up to 12 Febr. 1719.): 1697-1718/9, and n.d.Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronol... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XIX (ff. 195). 1905-1913.includes:f. 1 William Waldegrave Palmer, Viscount Wolmer; 2nd Earl of Selborne: Letters to Lord Cross: aft. 1895, 1905. f. 2 Art. Engravings, etc: Letter to Lord Cawdor in reply to congratulations: 1905. f. 2 Frederick..., 1905-1913 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCVII (ff. 337). July-8 Aug. 1883.includes:f. 1 Sir Edwin Saunders, dentist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1883-1894.ff. 3, 34 Robert Jenkins Nevin, DD; Rector of St Paul's American Church, Rome: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1875-1... British Library
referencedIn CORPRESPONDENCE Of the family of Paston of Paston, co. Norfolk, Viscounts (1673) and Earls (1679) of Yarmouth ; 1551-1699. Prefixed are transcripts of four deeds, 1431-1442, now in the British Museum (Add. Ch. 17227, 17232-17234), and a draft in Sir ..., 1551-1699 British Library
creatorOf MCCRIMMON COLLECTION. Vol. VII (ff. viii+222). Album of letters from prominent people, addressed chiefly to Sir Antonio Panizzi, Principal Librarian of the British Museum 1856-1866, and to Sergeant John Humffreys Parry, his family and associates; 182..., 1827-1881 British Library
referencedIn (XXI. ff. 388). Jan.-Apr. 1762.Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke: Briefs and notes in appeal cases in the House of Lords: 1719-1763.Hon Charles Yorke, Lord Chancellor: Briefs in House of Lords appeals: 1753-1769.includes:f. 1 John Stuart, 3rd Earl ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. iv. 1740-1744.includes:f. 6 Patrick Duff, of Premna: Letters to R. Grant: 1738-1751. f. 19 James Lumsden, Minister of Strathden: Letters to R. Grant: 1750, 1756. f. 21 James Cumming, of Altyr: Letters to R. Grant: 1737, 1740. f. 31 Peter Youn..., 1740-1744 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCI (ff. 322). Apr.-June 1884.includes:ff. 1, 16, 260 Leonard Henry Courtney, 1st Baron Courtney of Penwith: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1880-1894.f. 4 Sir Edward Walter Hamilton, GCB; Secretary to W E Gladstone: Correspondence wi... British Library
referencedIn Weather Bureau National Archives at College Park
referencedIn MACKENZIE PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 173). Correspondence and Papers chiefly of the Suddie family and largely dealing with legal disputes, 1631-1710. Included are: (a) "Advyse to my brothers" from [Colin Mackenzie, 1st Earl of] Seafort[h] London, 15 July, 1..., 1631-1710 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLX (ff. 302). Nov.-Dec. 7 1874.includes:f. 1 Alexander Wood, physician: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1868-1874.ff. 3, 10, 21, 53, 66, 162, 242, 249 Ambrose Lisle March Phillipps De Lisle, Catholic writer: Correspondence with W. E. Gladston... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXVII (ff. 292). Oct.-Dec. 1876.includes:ff. 1, 105, 161, 247 Josif Juraj Strossmayer, Bishop of Bosnia, Slavonia and Sirmium: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1876-1889.: Fr. and Germ.ff. 25, 73 Marianne Margaret Home-Cust, afterwards Egerto... British Library
referencedIn A SURVEY of Plymouth Sound, taken in 1788, by James Fraser, Master R.N., shewing the breakwater and pier proposed by Messrs. Rennie, Hemmans, and Whidbey, accompanied by the Report of Messrs. Rennie, etc., dat. 22 Apr. 1806; together with a plan of P... British Library
creatorOf Persian, Sanskrit and Arabic manuscripts collected by James Fraser, 14th-18th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLII (ff. 271). Jan.-Feb. 1873.includes:f. 1 Frédéric Reitlinger, envoy from the French Government: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1870-1875.: Engl. and Fr.f. 3 Robert Frederick Smith, Vicar of Halam: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1872-1873.f.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXIII (ff. 274). Oct.-Dec. 1865.includes:ff. 1, 39, 47 Charles Thomas Longley, Archbishop of Canterbury: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1844-1867.f. 3 Ellis Yarnell, of Philadelphia: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1864-1874.f. 5 Tho... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXV (ff. 273). 2 May-July 1881.includes:f. 1 William Sergeant Lee: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1881.ff. 4, 105 John Medows Rodwell, Rector of St Ethelburga's, Bishopsgate; oriental scholar: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1874-1891.f. 6 Ju... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXII (ff. 211). May 1883-1884.includes:f. 112 Charles Pelham Villiers, PC; MP: Letter to Sir E. W. Hamilton: 1885.ff. 1, 15, 37, 92 Henry Parry Liddon, Canon of St Paul's: Letters to Sir E. W. Hamilton: 1870-1885.f. 3 Sir Reginald Lauren... British Library
referencedIn Vol. ii. 1730-1735.includes:ff. 11, 35, 40, 83, 110, 120 William Stephens: Letters to R. Grant: 1729-1732. f. 16 Patrick Duncan: Letter to Col. Grant: 1730. ff. 23, 185 John Cruikshanks, of Achnavadig: Letters to R. Grant: 1726-1736. f. 24 Janet C..., 1730-1735 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXLIX (ff. 335). 19 Mar.-July 1872.includes:ff. 1, 82 General Robert Cumming Schenck, American diplomatist: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1872-1876.f. 3 Henry Yates Thompson, manuscript collector: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1872.ff... British Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn George Wray papers, Wray, George papers, 1770-1848 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXVII (ff. 238). 2 Sept.-5 Nov. 1881.includes:f. 1 Henry John Cockayne Cust, politician and journalist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1881.ff. 2, 85 James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1857-1885.f. 4 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXVIII (ff. 252) 6 Nov.-Dec. 1881.includes:f. 1 John Oakley, Dean of Manchester 1883: Correspondence wit W. E. Gladstone: 1867-1887.f. 7 Harvey Goodwin, Bishop of Carlisle: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1869-1891.ff. 9, 20, 231, 243 Fra... British Library
referencedIn includes:f. 1 Henry Compton, Bishop of London: Letter to, from Rev. J. Banister: 1689.f. 1 Reverend John Banister, of Virginia: Letter to the Bishop of London: 1689.ff. 3-6 b Reverend John Banister, of Virginia: Letter to S. Doody, with lists o... British Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXXIX (ff. 323). Jan.-16 Feb. 1870.includes:ff. 1, 200 England, Ecclesiastical History: Correspondence of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners with W. E. Gladstone: 1864-1871.f. 3 Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, son of George, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCIV (ff. 265). Jan.-Feb. 1885.includes:f. 1 Alexander L-Brown, of Galashiels: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1885. ff. 3, 94, 149 Charles John Ellicott, Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1864-1885. f. 5 Leo... British Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 185). June-Aug. 1855.includes:ff. 19, 116, 122, 144, 153, 182 General Sir Frederick William Edward Forestier-Walker, GCMG: Letters to his father, Sir Edward: 1854-1857.f. 134 Isabelle Louisa Forestier-Walker, sister of Sir E W Fores... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXI (ff. 218). Oct. 1881-Apr. 1883.includes:ff. 1, 47 Sir Charles Riviers Wilson, K C M G: Letters to Sir E. W. Hamilton: 1873-1882.f. 7 Sir Martin le Marchant Hadsley Gosselin, KCMG: Letters to Sir E. W. Hamilton: 1874-1898.ff. 11, 19-25, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXXVIII (ff. 372). Nov.-Dec. 1869.includes:f. 1 William Atkins, Dean of Ferns: Letters, etc., to W. E. Gladstone: [1868]-1869.f. 3 Evelyn Stuart, wife of Charles, 12th Baron Blantyre: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1866-1869.f. 5 Samuel He... British Library
referencedIn Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867. Papers, 1768-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. i. 1670-1729.includes:f. 1 Ab-Law: Letter to R. Grant: 1670. f. 8 C-T-Dunbar: Letter to N. Gordon: 1698. ff. 9, 18, 39 James Wiseman: Letters to R. Grant: 1704-1718. ff. 12,300 John Robertson: Letters to R. Grant: 1707-1734. f. 20 Robert ..., 1670-1729 British Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. ii. Jan. 1772-June, 1773.John Caillaud, Brigadier-General: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1808.Sir John Mcpherson, Member of the Council, afterwards Governor-General of India: Letters to W. Hastings: 1772-1786.includes:ff. 1-207, passim Joseph Fow... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCL (ff. 292). Aug.-Oct. 1872.includes:f. 1 Charles Gordon, 11th Marquess of Huntly: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1870-1885.ff. 3, 22 Sir George Osborne Morgan, Baronet: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1870-1893.f. 12 Georgiana Charlo... British Library
creatorOf MATTHEW ARNOLD: 29 letters to Arnold, from politicians, churchmen, men of letters, etc., with one letter probably to one of his brothers; 1856-1888, n.d. Probably from the Christie's sale 4 April 1979 (property of a descendant of Dr Thomas Arnold). P..., 1856-1888 British Library
referencedIn Vol. vii. Oct. 1698-Febr. 1699,George Stepney, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1694-1707.James Cressett, diplomatist: Letters to J. Ellis: 1693-1704.Sir Joseph Williamson, Secretary of State: Letters to J. Ellis: 1696-1699.includes:ff. 1, 13,15, 25... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXVI (ft. 289). Aug.-26 Sept. 1881.includes:f. 1 Charles John Spencer George Canning, 3rd Baron Garvagh: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1881-1883.f. 3 Timothy Michael Healy, Governor-General, Irish Free State: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXLII (ft. 251). June-July 1870.includes:ff. 1, 70 William Henry Bateson, Master of St. John's College, Cambridge: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1859-1871.ff. 3, 19 Matthew Arnold, poet and critic: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1859-1884.f. 5... British Library
referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE of the families of Savile, Earl of Halifax, and Finch, Earl of Nottingham, and their connections, 1626-1720. Included are also letters from other persons, generally referring to members of the families, and many of which are addressed ..., 1626-1720 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCII (ff. 352). July-Oct. 1884.includes:f. 1 Robert Gregory, DD; Dean of St Paul's: Letter to Rev. S. E. Gladstone: 1884.f. 3 Sir Peter Benson Maxwell, Chief Justice of the Straits Settlements: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1855-1884.ff. 5, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLXXXVIII (ff. 252) 6 Nov.-Dec. 1881.includes:f. 1 John Oakley, Dean of Manchester 1883: Correspondence wit W. E. Gladstone: 1867-1887.f. 7 Harvey Goodwin, Bishop of Carlisle: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1869-1891.ff. 9, 20, 231, 243 Fra... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCVIII (ff. 371). 9 Aug.-5 Nov. 1883.includes:f. 1 John Alexander Beith, merchant: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1883.f. 5 Hugh Culling Eardley Childers, PC; MP: Minutes by: 1865-1886.ff. 6, 31 Margaret Lindsay, widow of Alexander, 25th E... British Library
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
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCIX (ff. 351). 6 Nov.-Dec. 1883.includes:ff. 1, 33 Benjamin Morgan Cowie, Dean of Exeter (1883): Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1872-1884.ff. 3, 28 James Fraser, Bishop of Manchester: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1857-1885.ff. 6, 2... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCII (ff. 340). Oct.-Nov. 1882.includes:ff. 1, 24, 43 William Bright, DD; Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Oxford University: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1858-1882.f. 4 Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet; RA: Letters to W. E. Glad... British Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
creatorOf Vol. XII (ff. 202). Apr. 1880-1883.includes:ff. 1-3 Richard Bennett, election agent: Letter, etc., to R. A. Cross: 1880: Mainly printed.ff. 2-3 Elections Parliamentary: Addresses, etc., of the Conservative candidates and election Committee for So... British Library
referencedIn (V. ff. 326). 21 Dec. 1801-31 Jan. 1802.includes:f. 1 Thomas Pelham, Baron Pelham; 2nd Earl of Chichester: Correspondence with the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1801-1808. ff. 3, 30, 109, 132, 213, 217 Reverend Thomas Brooke Clarke, of Greenwich: Letters to t... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 1 William Gould, MD: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1680/1-1703.ff. 2, 10, 17, 19, 26, 28, 62, 63, 123, 141, 155, 166, 158, 160, 161, 165, 171, 173,... British Library
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associatedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Davis, Elizabeth person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Fraser James 1713-1754 person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
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associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
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correspondedWith Sprague, William Peter (Hon.) person
associatedWith Wray, George, 1728-1804 person
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Findon, Ross and Cromarty
Culbokie, Ross and Cromarty
Newton, Lancashire
West Hartlepool, Durham
Plymouth, Devon
Ireland, Europe
Norfolk, England
Greece, Europe
London, England
Egypt, Africa
Birmingham, Warwickshire
South Africa, Africa
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Ireland, Europe
Appleby, Lincolnshire
Iona, Argyllshire
Netherlands, Europe
Drynie, Ross-andCromarty
Retford, Nottinghamshire
Culbokie, Ross and Cromarty
Volo, Thessaly
London, England
Central Africa, Africa
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Volo, Thessaly
Greece, Europe
London, England
Kessock, Ross and Cromarty
Norwich, Norfolk
Drynie, Ross-andCromarty
Findon, Ross and Cromarty
Alnwick, Northumberland
South Africa, Africa
Raddery, Ross and Cromarty
Gateshead, Durham
Loreto, Italy
Raddery, Ross and Cromarty
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
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