Clive, Edward, 1754-1839, 1st Earl of Powis, governor of Madras

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1774-1794 MP for Ludlow; 1775-1798 and 1804-1839 lord lieutenant of Shropshire; 1793 appointed to the board of agriculture; 1794 created Baron Clive of Walcot; 1797-1803 governor of Madras; 1804 created earl of Powis; 1804-1830 lord lieutenant of Montgomeryshire

Epithet: governor of Madras

Title: 1st Earl of Powis

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referencedIn COPIEs of Private and Secret Letters from Lord Wellesley to Lord Clive, Governor of Fort St. George, and Josiah Webbe, Government Secretary there, 15 July, 1798-7 July, 1803 ; with enclosures. 2 Vols. Folio. [13,621, 13,622.] British Library
referencedIn Colin Mackenzie papers., 1821 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIX (ff. 396). Nov. 1828-Sept. 1829.includes:f. 119 Richard Walters: Letter to the Duke of Wellington: 1829.f. 171 John Wilks, swindler: Letter to the Duke of Wellington: 1829.f. 208 George Sydenham: Letter to the Duke of Wellington: 1829.... British Library
referencedIn VOl. II.Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence with H. Dundas: 1797-1805.includes:f. 5 Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis 1804: Letter to H. Dundas: 1800.: Extr. f. 27 Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville: Letter to... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 365). April 1810-1830.includes:ff. 1, 117, 161 Charles Arbuthnot: Letters, as Secretary to the Treasury, etc., to Lord Wellesley: 1809-1823. f. 3 Andrew Strahan, printer of the ' London Gazette.': Letter to Lord Wellesley: 1810. ff.... British Library
referencedIn (XXXVI. ff. 318). 16 Oct.-10 Dec. 1805.includes:f. 1 Anne Murray Keith: Letters to the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1804-1812. f. 3 Reverend Isaac Ashe: Letters to the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1802-1806. f. 5 Charles Brodrick, DD, successively Bishop of Kilmore ... British Library
referencedIn Jacob Bosanquet papers., 1799-1804 British Library
referencedIn MINUTE of Lord Clive, Governor of Fort St. George, on the Reports of the Committee of Reform for the Civil Government of that Presidency, 18 March, 1800; with the papers referred to. Folio. [13,614.]Edward Clive, Lord Clive, Governor of Fort St. Geor... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIX (ff. 337). June-16 Aug. 1814.includes:ff. 1, 2 George Percy, Baron Lovaine; 2nd Earl of Beverley; 5th Duke of Northumberland: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1812-1823. f. 3 Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire: Corre... British Library
creatorOf Letter, dated 10 Aug 1799 from Edward Clive (1754-1839), 2nd Bart Clive, later 1st Earl of Powis, Governor of Madras (1798-1803) to Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Bart (1736-1810), private secretary to 1st Lord Clive, referring to his two sons and discussin..., 1799 British Library
referencedIn ENCLOSURES in Letters from Lord Wellesley to Lord Clive, 1798-1802. Folio. [13,626.]Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence with Lord Clive and Secretary Webbe: 1798-1804.India: Correspondence of the Governor an..., 1798-1802 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 349), 12 Dec. 1800-[1807].Madras, India: Correspondence of Lord Wellesley relating to: 1797-1807.Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence relating to Madras and the Carnatic: 1797-1867.includes:ff. 1... British Library
referencedIn Sutton Court Collection: papers of Brig-Gen John Carnac (c1716-1800); and of Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Bart (1736-1810), and other members of the Strachey family, 1756-1832 British Library
creatorOf Ceylon, 1796-1798 British Library
referencedIn (XXXVII. ff. 281). 11 Dec. 1805-20 Jan. 1806.includes:f. 1 Vincent Willem van Hompesch, Baron: Letters to the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1805-1814. f. 3 Frederick Trench, Baron Ashtown: Letters to the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1803-1805. f. 6 Reverend Elias Tha... British Library
referencedIn Correspondence of the Fowke, Benn, Walsh and Maskelyne families, 1751-1819 British Library
referencedIn DRAFTS OF LETTERS from Lord Wellesley to various persons, viz. Rajah Ambajee Row ; the Secret Committee of the Court of Directors ; Lord H. W. Stuart; Sir W. Sidney Smith; Col. Palmer; Major Genl. Baird ; Lt. Col. Beresford; Harford Jones, Resident a... British Library
creatorOf Edward Clive papers., 1777 British Library
referencedIn LETTERS and Copies of Letters from Lord Clive to Lord Wellesley; with enclosures, 22 Aug. 1798 -12 Sept. 1803. 2 Vols. Folio. [13,627, 13,628.] British Library
referencedIn COPIES of Official Letters from Lord Wellesley to Lord Clive and Mr. Webbe, 10 Dec. 1798-15 Feb. 1801. Folio. [13,623.]Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence with Lord Clive and Secretary Webbe: 1798-1804.India:... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXVIII (ff. 376). 20 May-July, 1817.includes:ff. 1, 2, 83 Alexandre Amyot, chevalier: Letters to Lady Liverpool: 1817. ff. 3, 145, 206 Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Earl of Mount Edgcumbe: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1810-1818. ff.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXIX (ff. 325). Aug.-Oct. 1817.includes:ff. 1, 2 William Morton Pitt, FRS, MP for Dorsetshire: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1809-1817. f. 3 Captain Joseph Cotton, FRS: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1808-1824... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXI (ff. 299). Mar.-13 Nov. 1825.George IV of England: Correspondence and papers of the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1820-1827.includes:f. 1 James Graham, Marquis of Graham; 3rd Duke of Montrose (1790): Letters to Lord Melville: 1825. f. 2 Sir Archib... British Library
creatorOf Vol. XXXIV (ff. 172). Dec. 1808-July 1809.Francis Dighton, of Commander-in-Chief's Office, Horse-Guards: Memoranda to,: 1804-1809.includes:f. 1 Sir Arthur Paget, GCB; diplomatist; 3rd son of Henry, 1st Earl of Uxbridge: Letter to Sir J. W. Gordon: ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXI (ff. 433). 23 Oct.-Dec. 1814.includes:f. 1 Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Baron Skelmersdale 1828; formerly Wilbraham-Bootle: Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool: 1802-1825. f. 3 Lady Caroline Wood, wife of Colonel Thomas Wood, of... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXIX (ff. 221). 4 Sept. 1780-10 Nov. 1781.Hon Henry Seymour-Conway, Field-Marshal 1793: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1767-1795.M-Pierrepont, Secretary to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: Letter-books of the same written by: 1775-178... British Library
referencedIn COPIES of Official Letters from Lord Wellesley to Lord Clive and others, 19 Feb. 1801-17 Aug. 1803. Folio. [13,624.]Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence with Lord Clive and Secretary Webbe: 1798-1804.India: Co... British Library
referencedIn Vol.II. (ff.537),1803-1805.includes:ff. 1, 156, 282, 416, 418, 422, 451, 454, 531 Lieutenant-General Gerard Lake, 1st Viscount Lake 1807: Correspondence with Lord Wellesley: 1802-1808. ff. 3, 116 Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis 1804: Correspondence w..., 1803-1805 British Library
referencedIn Lady Elizabeth Gwillim papers., 1801-1809 British Library
referencedIn LETTER of [Lewis Watson] Earl of Rockingham; 18 June, 1727, f. 1; Receipt signed by Sir George Oxenden; 3 Feb. 1736, f. 2; Power of attorney, signed by Hugh [Percy] Duke of Northumberland; 12 Jan. 1779, f. 3; Letters, of Col. Nugent Temple; 1781 Mar.... British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 350). 1803-March 1810.includes:ff. 1, 19, 21, 23, 75, 349 John Jeffreys Pratt, 1st Marquess Camden: Correspondence with Lord Wellesley: 1796-1833. ff. 3, 11, 202 Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Prime Minister: Correspondence wit... British Library
referencedIn DRAFTS Of Private and Secret Letters from Lord Wellesley to Lord Clive, 29 July, 1798 -8 Feb. 1802. Folio. [13,625.]Richard Wellesley, 2nd Earl of Mornington; Marquess Wellesley: Correspondence with Lord Clive and Secretary Webbe: 1798-1804.India: C... British Library
referencedIn (VI. ff. 361). May, 1804-Mar. 1806.includes:ff. 38-172 William Pitt, the younger; Prime Minister: Correspondence with the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1784-1805. ff. 67, 69 Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Prime Minister: Correspondence with Hon. C. P... British Library
creatorOf Edward Clive papers., 1797 British Library
creatorOf Ceylon, 1799-1804 British Library
creatorOf Ceylon, 1801-1803 British Library
referencedIn Robert Clive papers., 1753-1830 British Library
referencedIn John Chamier papers., 1802-1803 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Thomas Munro, Madras Army 1780-1827, Governor of Madras 1820-27, 1780-1827 British Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 177). 1809-1830.includes:ff. 1, 35 John Swift Emerson, solicitor, of Dublin: Letters to J. W. Croker: 1809, 1812.f. 3 Sir John Beckett, 2nd Baronet: Letter to J. W. Croker: 1809.f. 5 General Sir John Floyd, 1st Baronet: Letter to ..., 1809-1830 British Library
creatorOf POWIS PAPERS: letters to Henrietta Antonia Clive, Countess of Powis, together with some of her private papers; 1792-1823, n.d. The private papers are mostly copies and translations of poetry, partly in French and Italian, but also include a plan of p..., 1792-1823 British Library
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Tirupati, Madras
India, Asia
Binfield, Berkshire
Java, Indonesia
Sumatra, Indonesia
Bantam, Indonesia
Bellary, Madras
Tuticorin, Madras
Carnatic Region, India
Srirangam, Madras
Pondicherry, India
Travancore State, India
Rajahmundry, Madras
Ahmadnagar, Bombay
India, Asia
East Indies, Asia
Snizort, Scotland
Mysore State, India
Hammersmith, Middlesex
Skye, Scotland
Suez, Egypt
China, Asia
Louisiana, U.S.A.
Telugu Country, India
Cuddapah, Madras
Coimbatore, Madras
Malabar, India
Cuttack, Orissa
Jaipur State, India
Afghanistan, Asia
Suez - isthmus of, Egypt
Madura, Madras
Spitalfields, Middlesex
Arcot State, India
Deccan, India
Rangoon, Myanmar
Coorg, South India
Kistna River, India
Bengal, India
Aurangabad, Hyderabad State
Egypt, Africa
Assaye, India
India, Asia
Spanish America, Americas
Hyderabad State, India
Kondavid, Madras
Kanara District, Madras
Portree, Isle of Skye
Gooty, Madras
India, Asia
Goodwin Sands, Kent
Guntur, Madras
Talavera de la Reina, New Castile
Miraj State, India
Berar, India
Japan, Asia
Madras, India
Cork, Ireland
Conjeeveram, Madras
Ambur, Madras
Ajanta, Hyderabad State
Bhutan, Asia
Corunna, Spain
Tranquebar, India
Blackheath, Kent
Seringapatam, Mysore
Covelong, Madras
Makasar, Indonesia
Central Asia, Asia
Anagundi, Hyderabad State
Balambangan, Malaysia
Ganjam, Madras
India, Asia
Indonesia, Asia
Kondapalli, Madras
Saint Thomas's Mount, Madras
Deal, Kent
Bombay, India
Indore State, India
Khandesh, Bombay
Vijayanagar, Madras
India, Asia
Kolhapur State, India
West Indies, America
Walmer, Kent
Baroda State, India
Mysore State, India
Leitrim, county of, Ireland
Madras, India
Madura Island, Indonesia
Wadgaon, India
Coimbatore, Madras
Madras, India
Trinidad, the Carribean
Savanur State, India
County Wicklow, Ireland
Arcot State, India
Madras, India
Malacca, Malaysia
Dublin, Ireland
Baramahal, Madras
Masulipatam, Madras
Mysore State, India
Canada, North America
Travancore State, India
Wynaad, Madras
Geneva, Switzerland
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Kurnool, Madras
Mysore, India
Madras, India
Plassey, India
Arcot State, India
Coringa, Madras
Dover, Kent
Talikota, India
Ludhiana, the Punjab
United States of America
Rayadrug, Madras
Salem, Madras
Tinnevelly, Madras
Nagpur, Central Provinces
Sravana Belgola, Mysore
Vellore, Madras
Gwalior State, India
Jidda, Saudi Arabia
India, Asia
Bali, Indonesia
Cochin, Madras
Elham, Kent
Jagannatha Temple, India
Dublin, Ireland
India, Asia
Konkan Coast, Bombay
Kilmuir, Scotland
Trichinopoly, Madras
Lancaster, Lancashire
Kanara District, Madras
Panipat, India
Borneo, Indonesia
Nepal, Asia
Chingleput, Madras
Bijapur, Bombay
Hyderabad State, India
Seringapatam, India
India, Asia
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
Gingee, Madras
Delhi, India
Trichinopoly, Madras
Mayo, county of, Ireland
Dover, Kent
Great Borough Fen, Northamptonshire
Wadgaon, India
Tanjore, Madras
Ramnad, Madras
London, England
Ireland, Europe
Daulatabad, Hyderabad State
Madras, India
Pulicat, Madras
Kildare, county of, Ireland
Glamorgan, Wales
Northern Circars, Madras
Penukonda, Madras
Anantapur, Madras
Sri Lanka, Asia
India, Asia
Walmer Castle, Dover
Chitaldroog, Mysore
Jakarta, Indonesia
Malabar, India
India, Asia
India, Asia
Cauvery River, India
Tibet, Asia
India, Asia
Red Sea, Asia
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Warangal, Hyderabad State
Dover, Kent
Punjab, India
Ratnagiri, Bombay
Scotland, United Kingdom
Nagar, Mysore
India, Asia
Tanjore, Madras
Ireland, Europe
Golconda, Hyderabad
Gibraltar, Spain
Leeds, Yorkshire
Chittoor, Madras
Ellora, Hyderabad State
Sandur State, India
Bengal, India
India, Asia
Greenwich, Kent
Patna, India
Philippines, Asia
Iran, Asia
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Birth 1754

Death 1839

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