East India Company Manuscript Collection 1598-1914 1750-1850

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East India Company Manuscript Collection, 1598-1914, 1750-1850

East India Company Manuscript Collection 1598-1914 1750-1850

The East India Manuscript Collection is composed of various documents that relate to the British East India Company. The collection includes personal accounts, letters, official records, and other various materials. EAD Finding Aid created by Amber Repp under the direction of Special Collections Special Projects Librarian, Amy E. Dawson.

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Baring, Francis, Sir, 1740-1810

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Title: 3rd Baron Ashburton (1864) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002a2 Epithet: of Add MS 35646 Title: Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x0002a6 ...

Fagan, George Hickson, 1821

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Forster, George, ?-1792

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Ellenborough, Edward Law, earl of, 1790-1871

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Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, British politician and governor-general of India. From the guide to the Edward Law, Earl of Ellenborough manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1845-1855?, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) British Tory politician; Governor-General of India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cheltenham, to Mr. [Banting?], 1834 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603767822 ...

Metcalfe, Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Baron, 1785-1846

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Parry, Edward

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Epithet: of Add MS 38409 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x00037d Epithet: of Add MS 37951 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x00037c Epithet: of the East India Company British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x0000aa Epithet: Bish...

Prinsep, John, 1746-1830

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Hill, Rowland Hill, Viscount, 1772-1842

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English general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hardwick Grange, near Shrewsbury, to General Frederick Maitland, 1827 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270468422 ...

Nepean, Evan, Sir, 1751-1822

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Secretary to the Admiralty in 1788. From the description of Autograph letter signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610549 English administrator. From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) and an autograph list of dispatches received : Whitehall, to Sir James Murray-Pulteney, 1793 Aug. 6-1793 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611575 Epithet: Incumbent of Grosvenor Chapel, London; 4th son of Sir Evan Nepean Britis...

Roebuck, Benjamin

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Bogel, Robert.

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Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of, 754-1826

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Ashworth, John, 1950-

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x00014d Epithet: of Macclesfield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001187.0x00014e ...

Great Britain Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India.

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Wilson, Samuel, 1762-1827.

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Rickards, R. (Robert), 1769-1836

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Epithet: of St. Martin's Lane, London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x0003a3 ...

Torrington, George Byng, Viscount, 1812-1884

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Hyde, John

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Epithet: of Castle Hyde British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x00021e Epithet: of Add MS 32707 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x0003de Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x00021f Epithet: Lieutenant; of the Ro...

Napier, William Francis Patrick, 1785-1860

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Epithet: General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001440.0x00006a English soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bognor, to "My dear Rathborne", 1857 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609807 English general and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Lt. Col. Rathborne, ca.1853-60. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706105...

Lushington, S. R. (Stephen Rumbold), 1776-1868

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Epithet: Governor of Madras (1827-1835) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0002ad ...

Napier, Charles James, 1782-1853

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English soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oaklands, to Lt. Col. Rathborne, 1852 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610630 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oaklands, to Lieut. W. A. Neale, 1852 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610628 British general. From the description of Papers, 1820-1858. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20030345 From the description of Papers, 1811-1885...

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

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English field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Jameson Tennent, 1835 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856519 British statesman and army officer. From the description of Papers, 1819-1904; (bulk 1819-1850). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273724 British general and statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Messrs. Jones & Co., 1806 Feb. 25-1806 Mar. ...

Macleod, Norman, 1754-1801

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Ritchie, John

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Epithet: of Aberdeen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x0001c7 Epithet: Secretary, Vale of Leven Liberal Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001195.0x0001c8 ...

Morrison, John

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Epithet: Deputy Judge Advocate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00000e Epithet: Major; of Add MS 38223 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000841.0x00000f Epithet: of Add MS 35788 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x00026b ...

Zamboni, Karl

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The British East India Company was formed by a group of London merchants through an Elizabethan royal charter in 1600 under the name Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading with the East Indies. Initially, the Company focused on the trade of silks, cotton, indigo dye tea, opium, and saltpetre, but over time the Company came to rule over large areas of India. The Company rule in India lasted from 1757 until the 1858 Sepoy Rebellion, after which the British government took over control...

Barlow, Sir George Hilaro.

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Popham, William 1740-1821

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Bannerman, John A., dd. 1819

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Hall, Stuart, 1932-2014

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Bosanquet, Jacob

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Epithet: of Add MS 32822 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x000256 ...

Fox, Charles-James, 1749-1806

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Charles James Fox was born in London on January 24, 1749. After attending Eton and Oxford, his first political success came with his election to Parliament in 1768. Though he initially supported the government's efforts against the populist machinations of John Wilkes, Fox's political views began to shift after receiving and resigning a number of political appointments, leading him to increasingly ally himself with the Rockingham Whigs. During the early 1770s, Fox opposed the British economic po...

Colebrooke, H.-T. (Henry Thomas), 1765-1837

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Epithet: scholar and administrator in India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x00019f ...

Teignmouth, John Shore, Baron, 1751-1834

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Governor general of India (1793-1798). From the description of Correspondence, 1793-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122589682 ...

Campbell, Amelia (Ramsay)

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Dalrymple, Alexander, 1737-1808

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Hydrographer and author. Entered the service of the East India Co., and became a hydrographer in 1779. Through the work of Dutch and French navigators and cartographers Dalrymple was convinced that the southern continent existed. His charts and work were esteemed by the early navigators in Australian waters. A Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers of Alexander Dalrymple, 1784-1806 [manuscript]. 1784-1806. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225644314 ...

Sullivan, Timothy Daniel, 1862-1913

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Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000013 ...

Hastie, James, 1786-1826.

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Nugent, George Nugent Grenville, Baron, 1788-1850

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Vikianesurah

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Munro, Thomas, Sir, 1761-1827

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1788-1792 member of intelligence department; 1792-1799 administrator of Baramahal; 1799 secretary of Mysore settlement commission; 1799-1800 collector of Kanara; 1800-1807 Principal Collector of the Ceded Districts; 1814-1819 judicial commissioner; 1818 CB; 1819 major-general; 1820-1827 governor of Madras; 1820 KCB; 1825 baronetcy Epithet: Major General, Governor of Madras Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Per...

Wellesley, Richard Colley

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Anstruther, Alexander

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Clark, Hezekiah.

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Melville, Henry Dundas, 1st viscount, 1742-1811

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Muhammad Ali, nawab of Carnatic, d. 1795

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilo...

Glenbervie, Sylvester Douglas, Baron, 1743 or 44-1823.

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Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806

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A member of an old Scots-Irish family, Macartney studied at Trinity College (M.A., 1759) in Dublin. He was knighted and appointed envoy extraordinary to Russia in 1764 and, on his return, entered Parliament, becoming chief secretary for Ireland (1769-72). In 1775 he became governor of the Caribbee Islands (Grenada, the Grenadines, and Tobago), being created an Irish baron in 1776, and from 1780 to 1786 he served as governor of Madras. After being created a viscount (1792), he was sent to China t...

Popham, Stephen

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Cruso, Thomas.

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Woodington, Henry

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Barlow, George Hilaro, 1762-1846

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Governor General of India. From the description of Papers, 1802-1847. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19106260 Provisional Governor General from Cornwallis' death in 1805 until the arrival of Minto in 1807. Went to Madras as governor in 1807 until 1813. From the description of Correspondence , 1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476214 1778 writer, East India Company, Bengal service; 1776 chief secretary; 1801 member of th...

Bruce, John, 1745-1826

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Lushington, James Law, Sir, 1779-1859

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Epithet: General and chairman of East India Company Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0002c4 ...

Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, Marquess of, 1754-1826

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British soldier and colonial administrator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Donington, to Charles Phillips, 1811 Jul. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467641 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Donington, to Colonel John Ogle, 1803 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467619 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Donington, to the bishop of Peterborough, 1812 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467663 ...

Shore, J.

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Title: 1st Baron Teignmouth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0000d8 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7533 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x00007e Epithet: Member of the Council at Fort William afterwards Baron Teignmouth, and Governor-General of Bengal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Pers...

Bolts, Willem, 1735-1808.

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Macpherson, John, Sir, 1745-1821

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Governor general of India. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6), 1798. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608667 ...

Smart, John

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John Smart (fl. 1910-1953) was an entomologist. From the guide to the John Smart: Letters from North America, 1932-1953, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives) Epithet: Captain; Governor of Madagascar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x0003ce ...

Thorton, Robert

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Benfield, Paul, 1740? -1810

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Lushington, Stephen, Sir, 1744-1807

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Epithet: Captain; RN GCB 1867 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0002b2 Epithet: Admiral GCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00017e Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0002b1 Epithet: Judge of the Cour...

Dering, Edward, Sir, 1598-1644

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Sir Edward Dering (b. Tower of London, January 28, 1598-d. 1644) was a British politician and antiquarian. His inheritance enabled him to indulge his interest in collecting manuscripts. He became a member of Parliament, but his controversial platforms regarding church and state caused him to be imprisoned. He agreed to support the king, but was an ineffectual soldier, and gratefully retired to his antiquarian interests as well as publishing various speeches and correspondence....

Lambton, William

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Wisett, Robert.

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Doveton, John, Sir, 1769-1833

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Goodlad, Richard.

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilo...

Minto, sir Gilbert Eilliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st earl of, 1757-1814

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Munster, George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence, Earl of, 1794-1842

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Son of George IV and Mrs. Jordan. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brighton, to Hugh Hindley, Esq., 1833 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270887925 ...

Devaynes, William, approximately 1730-1809

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Epithet: Director of the E India Company British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x00020a ...

Pybus, John

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Ouseley, Gore, Sir, 1770-1844

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Diplomatist and oriental scholar. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Burton St., to Messrs. Nichols & Son, 1821 Jun. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609698 Sir Gore Ouseley, British diplomat. From the guide to the Sir Gore Ouseley manuscript material : 1 item, 1836, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Wake, Dennis?

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Macleod, Norman, Colonel.

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Malcolm, John, 1769-1833

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Brig.-General. From the description of Letters, 1809 July 12 and 1827 April 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476218 English administrator and diplomatist in India. From the description of Documents signed (3) : Madras, Ft. St. George, 1796 Oct. 3, 1797 Mar. 29 and 1798 Apr. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861223 ...

Malcolm, Henry

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Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000412.0x0001b9 ...

Azim al-Daula, Nawab of the Carnatic.

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Crawford, G. R.

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Turner, Charles Tennyson, 1808-1879

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Epithet: ARA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x000105 Epithet: of Lynn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x000111 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 35798 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x00010c Epithet: churchwarden, of Stroud Green ...

Umdat-ul-Umara, nawab of Carnatic d. 1801

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Waston, Henry

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Powis, Edward Clive, Earl of, 1754-1839

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Governor of Madras. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : [London] [Walcot Park] and [n.p.], to the Duke of Portland, Mr. W. Windhamand an unidentified recipient, 1795 Mar. 2, 1797 Jan. 26 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860208 ...

Musgrave, Thomas, Sir, 6th Bart.

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Major Bannerman

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Mackeson, Frederick, 1807-1853

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Petrie, Sir William Matthew Flinders

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Hudleston, John, 1608-1698

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Close, Barry, Sir, 1813

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Izzat Allah Bangali

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Grant, Charles, Viscount de Vaux.

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Smith, Charles

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Epithet: President of the Madras Committee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002b8 Epithet: composer, d1856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00002e Epithet: Curate of Sutton-cum-Lound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002af ...

Scott-Moncrieff, Sir Colin Campbell, 1836-1916

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