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Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Correspondence of Lady Mary Holland

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-20
Call Number: MS 203A

This is a collection of 20 letters, dated 1771-1777, from Lady Mary Holland (ca 1746-1778), wife of Stephen Fox, to Fran├žoise Payne (lLater Lady Lavington), wife of the governor of the Leeward Islands. They consist of social and domestic news from one politician's wife to another.

Dates: 1772 - 1777

Correspondence of Sir William Lee

Call Number: MS 90
Overview This collection of approximately 110 letters consists mainly of letters written and received by Sir William Lee of Hartwell (Buckinghamshire), 4th baronet (1726-1799). A small number of letters received by other family members and some related materials are also present. The correspondence covers topics such as county and national politics (elections); family; social and financial relationships; and estate management (agriculture, building, tithes and enclosures). Correspondents include...
Dates: 1755 - 1803

Letters received by Sir William Simpson from John Trenchard, Thomas Gordon, and others

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS G23

A collection of letters received by Sir William Simpson from John Trenchard, Thomas Gordon, and others in the first quarter of the 18th century. Individuals were writing from several places in England, including Somerset (Abbotts Leigh and Bath); London (Whitehall and Huntercombe); Hereford, Herefordshire; and from Brackenstown, County Dublin, Ireland.

Dates: 1707 - 1723

Miscellaneous correspondence

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-17
Call Number: MS 203B

These are miscellaneous 18th-century English letters collected by the historian Herbert George Guttridge (1898-1969). Correspondents include Richard Burke, Juliana Burke French, Mary Cecilia French Haviland, Andrew Crosbie, Catherine Macaulay, the Earl of Buchan, Mrs. Houblon Newton, Luck Kent, the Duke of Richmond, Lord Berkeley, the Duke of Wharton, Lady Jane Holt, etc.

Dates: 1737 - 1824

Papers of David Erskine, 11th earl of Buchan (1742-1829), about electoral reform movement in Scotland and Yorkshire

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: MS 201

This collection includes an autobiography (1793-1794) by David Erskine, 11th earl of Buchan (1742-1829) and allied manuscript material about the electoral reform movement in Scotland and Yorkshire, as well as printed minutes, etc. of Scottish and Yorkshire reform committees (1782-1783). Also present are a few letters to Erskine from Christopher Wyvill (of Hartlepool) and Norman Macleod (1754-1801).

Dates: 1782 - 1783