English Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 1362-1945


English Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection 1362-1945

An artificial collection of correspondence, financial, legal, and government documents, political memoirs, military records, literary manuscripts, and autographs relating to Great Britain, 1362-1945. An anonymous essay about Charlotte Corday, memoirs attributed to George Grenville, and writings by George Grote and Sir Henry Maine are included.

8.25 linear feet


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Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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William Ewart Gladstone, prime minister and author, was born in Liverpool, on Dec. 29, 1809; the fifth child and youngest son of Sir John Gladstone and Anne Mackenzie Gladstone. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, in preparation for a future in the British political world. He married Catherine Glynne, whom he met in Rome, in 1839, and together they had eight children. Gladstone was first elected to Parliament in January 1833, and over the next sixty years was involved i...

Townshend, Charles, 1725-1767

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Paymaster General and ex officio member of the Privy Council. From the description of Memoranda book of the Privy Council, 1765 July 19 to December 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50061546 British statesman and public official. From the description of Papers of Charles Townshend, 1740-1767. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068002 Charles Townshend was born at Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England, on August 27, 1725, the second ...

Madan, Falconer, 1851-1935

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Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was born in Cam, Gloucestershire, on 15 April 1851. He was educated at Marlborough, 1864-1870, and Brasenose College, Oxford, 1870-1875, where he was a fellow, 1876-1880 and 1889-1912. He was sub-librarian of the Bodleian Library, 1880-1912, and a lecturer in palaeography at Oxford, 1889-1913. He was Bodley's librarian, 1912-1919. Madan died on 22 May 1935. From the guide to the Falconer Madan: Localisation and Dating of Manuscripts, 1909, (Cambridge Univer...

Maine, Henry Sumner, 1822-1888

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The jurist Henry James Sumner Maine was born on 15 August 1822. His childhood was spent in Jersey and in Henley-on-Thames. He was educated at Christ's Hospital, London, and at Pembroke College, Cambridge. From 1845 to 1847 he was a Junior Tutor at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, and in 1847 he became Regius Professor of Civil Law. In 1850, Maine was called to the Bar and in 1852 became Reader in Roman Law and Jurisprudence at the Inns of Court. In 1862 he was made a legal member of the Viceroy's Counci...

Corday d'Armont, Marie Anne Charlotte de, 1768-1793.

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Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Grote, George, 1794-1871

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Threadneedle Street", to W.W. Hickson [William Edward Hickson?], 1835 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270503892 From the description of Trial and death of Socrates : autograph manuscript, ca. 1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881620 George Grote was born on 17 November 1794. He was educated at a school in Sevenoaks, Kent and Charterhouse, where he remained for six years. At Charterho...

Cobbett, William, 1763-1835

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William Cobbett, British journalist, writer and political activist. From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82678663 From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702161934 English journalist and political reformer; producer of Cobbett's Weekly Political Register from 1802 to 1835. Threatened with arrest for sedition, Cobbett took refuge in the United States from 18...

Grenville, George, 1712-1770

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George Grenville, British Whig statesman and Prime Minister from 16 April 1763 - 13 July 1765. From the description of George Grenville manuscript material : 2 items, 1732-1767 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 261127049 English statesman. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1763 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270509636 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stowe, to his brother in Italy, 1731 Dec. 5. (Unk...

Canning, George, 1770-1827

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and letters signed (2) : [London] to Robert Southey and various correspondents, 1811 June 17-1827 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Christ Church [Oxford], to Mr. Legge, 1793 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133346 British statesman and politician; Prime Minister, 10 April 1827 - 8 August 1827. From the descri...

Leheup, Isaac.

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Pym, John, 1584-1643

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English Parliamentary statesman. From the description of Contemporary resumeĢ of his speech to the House of Lords : London, 1640 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615920 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to his daughter, Philippa, 1638 July 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615918 Epithet: of Stowe MS 184 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000799.0x0002cb ...

Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of, 1831-1891

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Lucile was first published in 1860. From the description of Lucile : manuscript, [not before 1860] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612820220 Lytton, the son of novelist and dramatist Edward Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873), was a British statesman and poet who published as Owen Meredith. From the description of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton letter to Dear Madam, 1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70254731 From the descr...

Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

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Protector. From the description of Letter signed "Oliver P" : Westminster, to Colonel Underwood, 1657 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537898 Epithet: Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000357.0x0002c4 Army officer, Puritan, and statesman of Great Britain. From the description of Oliver Cromwell papers, 1874. (Unknown). World...