Papers, 1799-1957.

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Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868. Papers, 1799-1957.

Papers, 1799-1957.

Collection contains Brougham's personal letters and political correspondence, chiefly commenting on legislation and government policies. Included is Robert Southey's opinion on governmental encouragement of literary work, and comments by Lord Clarendon on domestic and foreign affairs, and on Irish policy.

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Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

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Henry Brougham was born and raised in Edinburgh, attended Edinburgh University, practiced law in the city, and co-founded the influential Edinburgh Review. In 1803 he moved to London, becoming associated with the radical left wing of the Whig Party. He also practiced law in London, and was appointed to the House of Commons in 1810, establishing himself as one of the leading radicals in Parliament and holding several important positions. He supported education reform and the abolition of slavery,...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Cyrus W. Field, 1864 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 537532472 1820-1823 attache to the British embassy, Saint Petersburg; 1824-1833 commissioner of customs; 1833-1839 minister plenipotentiary to Spain; 1840-1841 lord privy seal; 1840-1841 and 1864-1865 chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; 1846-1847 president of the Board of Trade; 1847-1852 viceroy of Ireland; 1853-1858, 1...