Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828.

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William L. Clements Library. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828.

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828.

The Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers contain the official letters of Lord Sydney, spanning his entire political career, as well as material related to his grandfather, Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend (1664-1738); his father, the Honorable Thomas Townshend (1701-1780); and his son, John Thomas Townshend, 2nd Viscount Sydney (1764-1831). Of note is material related to the Shelburne ministry and the Paris peace negotiations at the end of the American Revolutionary War (1782-1783).

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