Palgrave family papers 1782-1838 Palgrave family papers


Palgrave family papers 1782-1838 Palgrave family papers

The Palgrave family papers are made up of incoming letters to and drafts of letters by William Palgrave of Coltishall, England, and his sons William and Robert. The letters concern politics, family news, Robert Palgrave's work as registrar of the admiralty court at Gibraltar, and other subjects. Contributors include Charles Townshend; Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester; and Thomas Denham.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6392670

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Denman, Thomas Denman, Baron, 1779-1854 (person)

Thomas Denman, 1st Baron Denman, English lawyer, judge and politician. From the description of Lord Denman manuscript material : 1 item, 1850 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 174137798 From the guide to the Lord Denman manuscript material : 2 items, 1823-1850, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W. Notham, 1...

Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, 1752-1842 (person)

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Townshend, Charles, 1725-1767 (person)

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Palgrave, William, 1745-1822 (person)

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William Palgrave was born in Great Yarmouth, England, in 1745, the son of Thomas Palgrave and Mary Manning. He inherited an estate at Coltishall, England, from his uncle and resided there and in Great Yarmouth. Palgrave, a ship owner and corn merchant, was mayor of Great Yarmouth in 1782 and 1805. He married Elizabeth Thirkettle (d. 1805) on April 16, 1771, and they had three children: William (1771-1838), Thomas (1779-1859), and Robert (1780-1804). William Palgrave died on November...