Collection of autographs of prime ministers and royalty.

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Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-. Collection of autographs of prime ministers and royalty.

Collection of autographs of prime ministers and royalty.

The collection includes a few letters but mostly envelopes, letter covers, and clipped signatures of prime ministers of England, nobility, and royalty (mostly English).

ca. 70 items.

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Leopold, Prince, Duke of Albany, 1853-1884

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Son of Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor Castle, to John Ruskin, 1872 Dec. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871318 Epithet: 4th son of Queen Victoria Title: Prince, 1st Duke of Albany British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0000f0 4th son of Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor ...

Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught, 1850-1942

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Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He served as the Governor General of Canada. he earned the rank of General in the British Army. On 13 March 1879, Arthur married Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia, the daughter of Prince Frederick Charles....

Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914

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John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, also known as the Marquess of Lorne, fourth Governor General of Canada (1878 to 1883) and husband of The Princess Louise, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. He was the eldest son of George, Marquess of Lorne and the former Lady Elizabeth Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, daughter of the 2nd Duke of Sutherland, and was styled Earl of Campbell from birth. In 1847, when he was 21 months old, his father succeeded as 8th Duke of Argyl...

Helena Augusta Victoria, Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, 1846-1923

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Daughter of Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Fairbank, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879536 3d daughter of Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Capt. Campbell, "Thursday Evening." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888175 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Osbourne, to "Coliquette", 1864 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888165 ...

William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

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Accession date: 1830 Places: England Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x0000b0 William, third son of George III, was king of Great Britain, 1830-1837. From the description of [Letter] 1822 Nov. 17, Bushy House [to] Sir / William. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491429645 ...

Peel, Robert, 1750-1830

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Alice, Princess.

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Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745

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English statesman. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1741 Oct. 3 and 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874691 British statesman, first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer. From the description of Letters, 1734. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41546346 British statesman. From the description of Document signed : Horse Guards, 1721 Jan. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890831 Fro...

Charles XV, King of Sweden, 1826-1872.

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George V King of Great Britain 1865-1936

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King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1910 to 1936. From the description of Letter, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435422 George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) was king of the United Kingdom from 1910-1936, the second son of Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII. From the description of George V letter, 1918. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 272397357 Prince George, Duke of Cornwall and York became Ki...

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. ...

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...

Newcastle.

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Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685

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The New River is in fact a canal which has brought water to London from outlying areas since the early 17th century. From the description of Letter to the Governor of the New River Company, 1667 Sept. 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 70187741 Bount is remembered in particular for his travels in Turkey, published as A VOYAGE INTO THE LEVANT (London, 1636). He was recognised by Charles I, being made a gentleman pensioner to the king and knighted 21 March 1...

Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

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English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1760 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891755 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Charles Townshend, 1761 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623045 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to [Lord Sackville], 1758 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623042 From the description of Autog...

Portland, William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, Duke of, 1738-1809

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sir J.C. Hippisley, 1800 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618754 From the description of Copy of an autograph letter signed : [London], to "The Viceroy", 1796 Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861210 From the description of Letter signed : Whitehall, to John Kirby, Keeper of Newgate Gaol, 1800 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618764 From the descript...

Wilmington, Spencer Compton, Earl of, 1673?-1743.

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English prime minister. From the description of Letter signed : London, to the committee of "his majestys Customs residing in Scotland", 1741 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857751 ...

Pelham, Henry, 1695?-1754

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Epithet: of Lewes British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001389.0x0002ed English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : London, to Robert Walpole, 1743 Sept. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857635 British statesman. From the description of Document signed : Whitehall, 1748 July 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270890748 Epithet: Secretary at War ...

Percival, Henry Frederick Joseph James, Viscount,

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Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848

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English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270845175 William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne, British prime minister from 16 July to 14 November of 1834. From the guide to the William Lamb, Lord Melbourne manuscript material : 11 items, 1827-1842, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Me...

North, Frederick, Earl of Guilford, 1766-1827

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Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford, British colonial governor and philhellene. From the description of Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford manuscript material : 1 item, 1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 262691699 Governor of Ceylon, 1798-1805. From the description of Letters, 1799 October 26 - 1800 September 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122589667 From the description of Letters, 1804 Sept. 20 - Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, 1771-1851

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Ripon, Frederick John Robinson, Earl of, 1782-1859

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1st Earl of Ripon and Secretary of State for War and the Colonies. From the description of Correspondence, 1832-1833. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17974112 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Newby Hall, Ripon, to Thomas Carlyle, 1854 Aug. 24 and 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655155 ...

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

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Adolphus Frederick Prince, Duke of Cambridge, 1774-1850

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Son of George III. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, 1813 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886961 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge House, to a duchess, 1847 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886966 From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. James, to Lord Greville, 1808 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270886959 From the description of Autograph letters signed (6)...

Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986

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Gordon N. Ray, a graduate of Indiana University, was closely associated with the life and work of William Makepeace Thackeray. His four volume edition of the Letters and private papers appeared in 1945-1946 and his two volume biography in 1954-1955. From 1963 to 1985 Ray was president of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. Ray was also an outstanding collector of English and French illustrated books. His collections formed the bases of two exhibitions held at the Pierpont Morgan Library that w...

George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820

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George III, King of Great Britain from 25 October 1760 until his death on 29 January 1820. From the description of George III, King of Great Britain manuscript material : 2 items, 1793-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 232498897 John Halkett was Captain General for Great Britain and governor of the Bahamas. From the description of British Trade with West Indies, Document, 1801 December 15. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 12261...

Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of, 1730-1782

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English Prime-minster. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Grosvenor Sq., to Mr. Pulteney, 1768 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656097 English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1776 July 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852880 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Earl Temple, 1779 Dec. 19. (Unknown). ...

Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812

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Epithet: of Hargrave MS 130 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x000391 English Prime Minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed and secretarial letter : [London] and [n.p.], to Lieut. Crew and an unidentified recipient, 1809 Sept. 23 and 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860150 Epithet: Prime Minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1773-1850

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King of France. From the description of Letter, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322523 Louis Philippe, King of the French, 1830-1848. From the description of [Invitation] 1840 oct. 8 [to] comte Abrial / Louis Philippe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259486814 ...

Frederick Augustus, Prince, Duke of York and Albany, 1763-1827

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Son of George III. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the Prince of Wurtemburg, 1796 Oct. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270887975 From the description of Letter signed : Horse Guards, to Gen. Tarleton, 1812 July 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891111 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Horse Guards, to Sir William Carr Beresford, 1811 June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270887986 From the description of...

Edward Augustus, Prince, Duke of Kent, 1767-1820

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Father of Queen Victoria. From the description of Letter signed : Kensington Palace, to Mrs. Fitzherbert, 1811 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891090 From the description of Letter signed : Castle Hill Lodge, to Sir William Buckey, 1807 July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270891083 From the description of Letter : Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Lieutenant Colonel Fisher, 1796 Apr. 27. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25206939 From the descri...

Teck, Mary, Duchess of, 1833-1897.

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Salisbury, Robert Cecil, marquess of, 1830-1903

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3rd Marquess, 22nd Earl. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Arlington St., to the Warden of New College, [18]83 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633529 English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : London, to W. Macquaid, 1872 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270853269 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Foreign Office, [London], to Arthu...

Edward, Prince of Saxe-Weimar, 1832-1902

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Field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to General Forster, 1871 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878003 German-English field-marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Portland Place, to Mr. Talbot, 859 June 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270887358 ...

Sidmouth, Henry Addington, Viscount, 1757-1844

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English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : [London] Southsea, to various recipients, 1803 Sept. 25-1839 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270860351 ...

Albemarle, George Thomas Keppel, Earl of, 1799-1891

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Argyll House, to Mr. Wiffen and Lord Duncannon, 1831 Dec. 30 and 1834 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875290 ...

Cambridge, George William Frederick, Duke of, 1819-1904.

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William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester, 1776-1834

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Husband of Princess Mary. From the description of Autograph letters signed (21) : to Sir Sidney Smith, 1798 Nov.-1831 Jul. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588737 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hamburg, to a friend in Berlin, 1803 Apr. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888806 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gloucester House, to Mrs. Roberts, 1830 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270888810 From the description ...

Saxe-Weimar, Augustus.

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Liverpool, Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of, 1770-1828

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English statesman. From the description of Letters signed (2) and letter (1) : "Fife House," [London], to various correspondents, 1810 Aug. 11-1822 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270861307 Robert Banks Jenkinson, second Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 8 June 1812 to 9 April 1827. From the description of Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool manuscript material : 8 items, 1821 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

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British statesman and Prime Minister. From the description of Papers, 1817-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159057 English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter written in the third person : London, to an unidentified recipient [1848] Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747616123 From the description of Collection of two autograph documents, 1862 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614476357 From the ...

Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

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...

Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville, Baron, 1759-1834

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William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville, British Whig statesman and Prime Minister from 11 February 1806 - 31 March 1807. From the description of William Wyndham Grenville, Baron Grenville manuscript material : 2 items, 1812-1813 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 261136065 Commissioner of the newly created board of control in 1784 and in 1786 vice-president of the committee of trade. Sent on a diplomatic mission to the Hague in the summer of 1787 and afterwar...

Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865

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English statesman. From the description of Printed letter signed : London, to Clinton G. Dawkins, H.M. Consul General at Trieste, 1849 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612596 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stanhope St., to Dr. Budd, 1837 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610835 From the description of Autograph letter in third person : Foreign Office [London], to M. Arichini, 1834 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27060970...

Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869

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English prime minister. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Knowsley, to an unidentified recipient, 1833 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521778 English statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : [London], to T.A. Hanson and Lord Lyndhurst, 1862 Sept. 26 and Oct. 1 and "Friday," [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858939 From the description of Autograph letter signed : C[olonial] O[ffice], to Sir Edwa...

Teck, Duke of, 1857-

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