British statesmen collection, 1660-1786 (inclusive), 1760-1784 (bulk), [microform].


British statesmen collection, 1660-1786 (inclusive), 1760-1784 (bulk), [microform].

The papers consist of copies of original letters of English statesmen and others to Francis Dashwood, later Baron le Despenser; Chancellor of the Exchequer; Wilmot Vaughan, Earl of Lisburne, Lord of the Admiralty; and others, including a large number on legal business addressed to William Sleigh and other attorneys. Included among the prominent correspondents are William Wildman Barrington, second Viscount Barrington; Sir George Jackson; Lord North; and William Johnson Temple. The letters are Mss. Egerton 2136, vol. 1 in the British Museum.

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SNAC Resource ID: 8252205

Yale University Library

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Jackson, George, 1785-1861 (person)

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Sleigh, William Frederick, 1944-2007 (person)