Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1714-1837
Found in 3 records:
Correspondence of George Townshend, 1st Marquis of Townshend, and others in his circle. Most letters written from Great Britain and Ireland (particularly London and Norfolk), some from India or continental Europe.
Politician's archives from an English 18th and 19th century Protestant Dissenter, or individual who does not accept and follow all the tenents of the Anglican Church. Includes a collection of letters received, speech drafts, printed announcements, etc.
The collection consists of 112 unbound letters on law, politics, daily life, estate management, etc. assembled by Thomas Davidson. Thomas Davidson (active 1786-1820), Newcastle-on-Tyne lawyer, and Clerk of the Peace for Northumberland, appears to have made a collection of letters by public figures and pasted them into an album, often with biographical annotations. The present collection consists of a number of these letters detached from the album, apparently with a few additions.