Viscounts Melville papers  1600-1851 (bulk 1780-1830)
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Contributors

  • Abercorn, James Hamilton, 8th earl of, 1712-1789.
  • Abercromby, Alexander, 1745-1795.
  • Abercromby, Sir Ralph, 1734-1801.
  • Abercromby, Sir Robert, 1740-1827.
  • Aberdeen, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th earl, 1784-1860.
  • Aire, Mrs. Christie.
  • Alvanley, Anne Bootle Arden.
  • Amherst, Sir Jeffery, 1717-1797.
  • Amherst, William Pitt, 2nd baron and 1st earl, 1773-1857.
  • Anker, C.
  • Anker, P.
  • Anson, George, 1797-1857.
  • Anson, Thomas, 1st viscount, 1767-1843.
  • Aubin, J.
  • Auckland, George Eden, 1st earl, 1784-1849.
  • Baillie, Charles Stewart.
  • Baillie, George Young.
  • Baillie, Joseph.
  • Baird, Andrew Wood.
  • Baird, Robert.
  • Baldwin, George, d. 1826.
  • Banks, Sir Joseph, 1743-1820.
  • Barallier, W.
  • Barbor, Robert.
  • Barrallier, Francis Louis, 1773-1853.
  • Barret, Crepin de.
  • Barrie, Robert.
  • Barrow, Sir John, 1764-1848.
  • Barton, John.
  • Barton, Richard.
  • Barrvis, Jackson.
  • Bath, Thomas Thynne, 3rd viscount, 1742-1811.
  • Bathurst, Henry, 1st baron Apsley, 1714-1794.
  • Beauclerk, Lord Amelius, 1771-1846.
  • Beaumont, Richard Henry.
  • Bedford, John Russell, 6th duke, 1766-1839.
  • Bedingfeld, John.
  • Behague, Jean-Pierre-Antoine, comte de, 1727-1813.
  • Bell, Sir John, 1782-1876.
  • Benthem, Sir Samuel, 1757-1831.
  • Beresford, William Carr, 1st viscount, 1768-1854.
  • Berkeley, George Cranfield, 17th baron, 1753-1818.
  • Bertie, Sir Albemarle, 1755-1824.
  • Bexley, Nicholas, Vansittart, 1st baron, 1766-1851.
  • Bickerton, Sir Richard Hussey, 1759-1832.
  • Blackwood, Sir Henry, 1770-1832.
  • Blair, Robert.
  • Blane, Gilbert W., 1747-1834.
  • Bolton, Thomas Orde, 1st baron, 1746-1807.
  • Bond, Phineas.
  • Bowles, William.
  • Boyd, Walter, 1754-1837.
  • Breadalbane, John Campbell, 4th earl and 1st marquess, 1762-1834.
  • Bremer, Sir James John Gordon, 1786-1850.
  • Brisbane, Jemima Ventham, lady.
  • Bristol, Elizabeth Davers Hervey, countess.
  • Bristol, Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th earl, 1730-1803.
  • Brown, Thomas.
  • Bryant, Thomas.
  • Buccleuch, Lady Elizabeth Montagu Scott, d.1827.
  • Buccleuch, Henry Scott, 3rd duke, 1746-1812.
  • Buchan, George.
  • Burdon, R.
  • Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797.
  • Burke, Richard.
  • Cabell, William.
  • Calder, Sir Robert, 1745-1818.
  • Caldwell, Sir Benjamin, 1737-1820.
  • Camden, Sir John Jeffreys Pratt, 2nd earl and 1st marquess, 1759-1840.
  • Campbell, Archibald.
  • Campbell, Donald, d. 1819.
  • Campbell, Duncan.
  • Campbell, Sir Ilay, 1734-1823.
  • Canning, George, 1770-1827.
  • Caradoc, Sir John Francis, 1st baron Howden.
  • Carleton, Sir Guy, 1st baron Dorchester.
  • Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen, 1768-1821.
  • Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, 2nd marquess of Londonderry, 1769-1822.
  • Cathcart, Sir Andrew, 1742-1828.
  • Champion, G.
  • Chatham, John Pitt, 2nd earl, 1756-1835.
  • Chichester, Thomas Pelham, 2nd earl.
  • Clarke, Thomas B.
  • Cleghorn, James.
  • Clerk, James.
  • Cochrane, Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis, 1758-1832.
  • Cochrane, John.
  • Cockburn, Sir George, 1772-1853.
  • Cockburn, Sir James.
  • Cockburn, T.
  • Codrington, Sir Edward, 1770-1851.
  • Coffin, Sir Isaac, 1759-1839.
  • Collier, Sir George Ralph.
  • Colquhoun, Patrick, 1745-1820.
  • Conant, Nathaniel.
  • Congreve, William, 1772-1828.
  • Cornwallis, Charles, 1st marquess.
  • Cornwallis, Sir William, 1744-1819.
  • Cook, Hugh.
  • Cook, William.
  • Cooke, Edward.
  • Cooper, Sir Grey, d. 1801.
  • Corbin, J.M.
  • Coutts, Thomas.
  • Craig, Sir William Gibson, 1797-1878.
  • Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857.
  • Croker, Walter.
  • Crombie, John.
  • Cronhelm, William.
  • Cumberland, Prince Ernest Augustus, duke.
  • Cuninghame, George.
  • Dalrymple, Sir John, 1726-1810.
  • D'Artez.
  • Davison, Alexander.
  • Davidson, John.
  • Debenham, John.
  • De Nijs, A.
  • Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, duchess.
  • Devaynes, W.
  • Dickson, Sir William.
  • Dietz, D. H.
  • Dixon, Alexander.
  • Dorset, Arabella Diana Cope Sackville.
  • Drummond, Lady Elizabeth, d. 1821.
  • Drummond, Edward.
  • Drummond, Henry, 1786-1860.
  • Duckworth, Sir John Thomas, 1748-1817.
  • Duncan, Adam, 1st viscount.
  • Dundas, Sir David, 1735-1820.
  • Dundas, John.
  • Dundas, Thomas.
  • Dundas, William.
  • Dunlop, James.
  • Durham, Anne.
  • Durham, Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood, 1763-1845.
  • Durno, James.
  • Eden, William, 1st baron Auckland, 1744-1814.
  • Edgcumbe, Richard, 2nd earl of Mount-Edgcumbe, 1764-1839.
  • Elder, James.
  • Eldon, John Scott, 1st earl, 1751-1838.
  • Elgin, Thomas Bruce, 7th earl, 1766-1841.
  • Elsmere, Hans Sloane.
  • Erskine, Sir William, 1769-1813.
  • Eton, William.
  • Evans, David.
  • Farquhar, Sir Robert Townshend.
  • Fawcett, John.
  • Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816.
  • Ferrier, Ilay.
  • Fife, James Duff, 2nd earl.
  • Fitzroy, Warren, 1768-1806.
  • Flint, Sir Charles W.
  • Flint, James.
  • Forbes, Henry.
  • Fordyce, James Dingwall.
  • Fordyce, John.
  • Fordyce, Thomas I.
  • Fordyce, Sir William, 1724-1792.
  • Foster, Lady Elizabeth Hervey.
  • Foucault, Comte de.
  • Foulis, James.
  • Francis, R.
  • Franklin, Sir John.
  • Fraser, I.
  • Fullarton, William, 1754-1808.
  • Funchal, Conde de.
  • Galloway, George Stewart, 8th earl.
  • George III.
  • George IV.
  • Gifford, John.
  • Glassford, Henry.
  • Glenbervie, Katherine, Ann North Douglas, baroness.
  • Glenbervie, Sylvester Douglas, 1at baron.
  • Gloucester, Maria Waldegrave, duchess, 1737-1807.
  • Gordon, Lord Adam, 1726-1801.
  • Gordon, Alexander Gordon, 4th duke, 1743-1827.
  • Gordon, David.
  • Gordon, George, 8th marquess of Huntly, 1770-1836.
  • Gordon, Robert.
  • Gore, Sir John, 1772-1836.
  • Goulburn, Henry, 1784-1856.
  • Graham, Sir James, 1st bart.
  • Graham, Sir James Robert George, 1792-1861.
  • Graham, Thomas, baron Lyndedoch.
  • Grant, Alexander.
  • Grant, Sir Archibald, 4th bart.
  • Grant, Charles.
  • Grant, D.
  • Grant, Francis William.
  • Grant, George.
  • Grant, Sir James, 8th bart.
  • Grant, Jane Duff, lady.
  • Grant, Major John.
  • Grant, L.A.
  • Grant, Margaret.
  • Grant, Mary Dishington.
  • Grant, Sir William.
  • Grenville, C.F.
  • Grenville, Charles, 1762-1832.
  • Grenville, Charles Francis, 1749-1809.
  • Grenville, Richard.
  • Grenville, Thomas.
  • Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville, 1st baron.
  • Grey, Sir Charles, 1st viscount Howick.
  • Grey, Charles, 2nd viscount Howick.
  • Grey, Sir George, 1st bart, 1767-1828.
  • Guilford, Frederick North, 5th earl, 1766-1827.
  • Gullan, Richard.
  • Haldane, George.
  • Haldane, James Alexander.
  • Haldane, Margaret.
  • Haldane, Robert.
  • Hall, Basil.
  • Hamilton, Lady Anne, 1766-1846.
  • Hamilton, Douglas, 5th duke of Brandon, 1756-1799.
  • Hamilton, Gilbert.
  • Hamilton, John.
  • Hamilton, Lady Mary, 1739-1816.
  • Hamilton, Thomas, Jr.
  • Hamond, Sir Graham Eden, 1779-1862.
  • Harcourt, Elizabeth Vernon Harcourt.
  • Harrowby, Dudley Ryder, 1st earl, 1762-1847.
  • Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818.
  • Henderson, Alexander.
  • Hertford, Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd marquess.
  • Hippisley, Sir John Coxe, 1748-1825.
  • Holland, Henry Richard Vassall Foc, 3rd baron.
  • Holloway, J.
  • Home, Alexander, 10th earl, 1769-1841.
  • Home, George.
  • Hope, Sir Alexander, 1769-1837.
  • Hope, Charles, lord Granton, 1763-1851.
  • Hope, John, 1794-1858.
  • Hope, Sir William Johnstone, 1766-1831.
  • Hotham, Sir Henry, 1777-1833.
  • Howe, Sir William, 5th viscount, 1729-1814.
  • Humbert.
  • Hume, James.
  • Hunter, John.
  • Hunter, William Orby.
  • Huskisson, William, 1770-1830.
  • Impey, Sir Elijah, 1732-1809.
  • Irvine, Lady Caroline.
  • Jacob, Ebenezer.
  • Jardine, Henry.
  • Jeffrey, Francis, lord, 1773-1850.
  • Jenkinson, Catherine Bishopp Cope, d. 1827.
  • Jenkinson, Charles, 1st earl of Liverpool, 1727-1808.
  • Jenkinson, Charles Cecil Cope, 3rd earl of Liverpool.
  • Jenkinson, Louis Theodosia Hervey, countess of Liverpool.
  • Johnston, David, 1734-1824.
  • Johnston, J.
  • Keith, George Keith Elphinstone, 1st viscount.
  • Kellie, Thomas Erskine, 9th earl of, d. 1828.
  • Kent and Strathern, Prince Edward Augustus.
  • Kerr, James.
  • Lake, W.T.
  • Lascelles, Francis Edward.
  • Lauderdale, Anthony Maitland, 10th earl, 1785-1863.
  • Legge, Sir Arthur Kaye.
  • Le Grice, Charles Valentine, 1773-1858.
  • Leon, Bishop of.
  • Leslie, George.
  • Lindesey, P.
  • Lindsay, Colin, 1755-1795.
  • Lindsay, Robert.
  • Litchfield, H.C.
  • Littlejohn, James.
  • Liverpool, Robert Banks, 2nd earl of, 1770-1828.
  • Livingstone, E.
  • Locker, Edward Hawke, 1777-1849.
  • Lockhart, William.
  • Londonderry, Charles William Stewart Vane, 3rd marquess, 1778-1854.
  • Londonderry, Lady Frances Pratt Stewart, marchioness, d. 1833.
  • Londonderry, Frederick William Robert Stewart, 4th marquess.
  • Lothian, William Kerr, 6th marquess, 1763-1824.
  • Louis, Sir Thomas, 1st bart.
  • Lushington, Stephen, 1782-1873.
  • Lymburner.
  • Lyndhurst, John Singleton Copley, 1st baron, 1772-1863.
  • Macartney, George, 1st earl.
  • Macartney, Jane Stuart, countess, 1742-1828.
  • Macdonald, Sir Alexander, 1st baron, d. 1795.
  • Macintosh, William.
  • MacKinnon, James.
  • Maclaurin, John, 1734-1796.
  • Macleod, Col. John.
  • Malcolm, Sir Pulteney, 1768-1838.
  • Mallet, John Lewis.
  • Manners-Sutton, Charles, 1755-1828.
  • Mansel, Robert.
  • Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl, 1705-1793.
  • Marjoribands, Sir John, 1st bart Tweedmouth.
  • Martin, Sir Thomas Byam.
  • McKonochie, Alexander.
  • McMahon, Col. J.
  • Meheux, John.
  • Melfort, Leon Maurice Drummond, comte de, 1761-1826.
  • Melville, Henry Dundas, 1st viscount.
  • Melville, Lady Jane Hope Dundas, viscountess, d. 1829.
  • Melville, Robert Dundas, 4th viscount, 1803-1886.
  • Melville, Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd viscount, 1771-1851.
  • Minto, Gilbert Elliot, 1st earl, 1751-1814.
  • Miranda, Francisco de.
  • Mitchell, John.
  • Molleson, William.
  • Monday, John.
  • Monteagle, Thomas Spring-Rice, 1st baron, 1790-1866.
  • Montellano, Duc de.
  • Moorsom, Sir Robert.
  • Morton, George, 16th earl.
  • Mulgrave, Henry Phipps, 1st earl, 1755-1831.
  • Murray, Frances Maria.
  • Murray, Sir George.
  • Murray, Sir John Archibald, 1779-1859.
  • Murray-Pultney, Sir James.
  • North, Frederick, 2nd earl of Guilford, baron, 1732-1792.
  • North, Joseph.
  • Nutt, John.
  • Oddy, J. Jepson.
  • O'Hara, Charles.
  • Orde, Sir John, 1751-1824.
  • Owen, D.
  • Page, Benjamin William, 1765-1845.
  • Paget, Sir Charles, 1778-1829.
  • Panton, Dr. George.
  • Parish, John, Jr.
  • Paton, James.
  • Paxton, George.
  • Pechell, Sir George Richard Brooke, 4th bart.
  • Pechell, Samuel George, 1786-1840.
  • Pechell, Samuel John Brooke, 3rd bart.
  • Peel, Sir Robert, 1788-1850.
  • Pellew, Sir Edward, 1st viscount Exmouth, 1757-1833.
  • Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812.
  • Perth, Clementina Elphinstone Drummund, countess, d. 1832.
  • Peterborough, Lord.
  • Pitt, William, 1759-1806.
  • Pitt, William Morton.
  • Ponton, Alexander.
  • Popham, Elizabeth Prince, Lady.
  • Popham, Sir Home Riggs, 1762-1820.
  • Popham, William.
  • Portland, William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd duke.
  • Powell, Robert William.
  • Powis, Edward Clive, 2nd baron clive, 1754-1839.
  • Pownall, Thomas.
  • Puget, Peter, d. 1822.
  • Puisaye, Joseph-Genevieve, comte de, 1755-1827.
  • Pulteney, Sir William Johnstone, 1729-1805.
  • Queensberry, William Douglas, 3rd earl of March.
  • Raeburn, Sir Henry, 1756-1823.
  • Raglan, Lord Fitzroy Somerset, 1st baron.
  • Rawdon, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st marquess, 2nd earl of Moira, baron.
  • Redesdale, John Freeman Mitford, 1st baron, 1748-1830.
  • Reeves, John, 1752-1829.
  • Reid, Thomas.
  • Rigby, Richard.
  • Ritchie, James.
  • Robertson, William, 1721-1793.
  • Robson, F.
  • Rondeaux, Charles de.
  • Rosslyn, James St. Clair Erskine, 2nd earl of, 1762-1837.
  • Roxburgh, John Ker, 3rd duke, 1740-1804.
  • Russell, Lord John Russell, 1st earl, 1792-1878.
  • Ryder, Thomas.
  • Salame, A.
  • Sandercomb, James.
  • Saunders, R. Dundas.
  • Searle, John Clarke.
  • Scott, Mary.
  • Scott, Thomas, 1745-1842.
  • Seafield, James Ogilvy, 7th earl of Findlater, 4th earl.
  • Seddon, Joseph.
  • Shelburne, William Petty2nd earl, 1737-1805.
  • Sheridan, Charles Robert.
  • Siddons, Sarah Kemble, Mrs. William.
  • Siddons, William.
  • Sidmouth, Henry Addington, 1st viscount, 1757-1844.
  • Sinclair, Sir John, 1754-1835.
  • Smith, Thomas.
  • Smith, Sir William Sidney, 1764-1840.
  • Smollett, A.
  • Spencer, Lord George John, 2nd earl, 1748-1834.
  • Spencer, Lady Lavinia.
  • Stafforf,Lady Susannah Steward Leveson-Gower, marchioness.
  • Staunton, Sir George Leonard, 1737-1801.
  • Stewart, John.
  • Stone, Arthur Daniel.
  • Stowell, Sir William Scott, 1st baron, 1745-1836.
  • Strange, Anne Dundas Drummond, d. 1852.
  • Stuart, Andrew, d. 1801.
  • Stuart, Sir Charles, 1753-1801.
  • Stuart, Ford Smyth.
  • Sullie, Mrs.
  • Sullivan, John.
  • Sussex, Prince Augustus, Frederick, duke.
  • Sutherland, David.
  • Sutherland, Countess Elizabeth, marchioness of Stafford, 1765-1839.
  • Sutherland, Robert.
  • Sykes, John.
  • Talbot, Sir John, 1769-1851.
  • Tate, George, 1745-1821.
  • Taylor, Sir Herbert.
  • Temple, George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st marquess of Buckingham, 3rd earl of, 1753-1813.
  • Thornton, Samuel.
  • Thurlow, Edward, 1st baron, 1731-1806.
  • Tierney, George.
  • Tinseau, C.
  • Titchfield, Lord Scott.
  • Tonge, Richard Peter.
  • Torrens, Sir Henry.
  • Tweeddale, George Hay, 7th marquess.
  • Tunnsall, Joseph.
  • Vaudreuil, Jean-Louis de Rigaud, vicomte de, 1762-1816.
  • Vernon, George.
  • Wallace, Lady Eglantine, d. 1803.
  • Warren, Sir John Borlase, 1753-1822.
  • Warrender, Hugh.
  • Wedderburn, Alexander, 1st baron Loughborough, 1st eal Rosslyn, 1733-1805.
  • Welch, Mathew.
  • Wellesley, Richard Colley, 2nd earl of Mornington, 1st marquess.
  • Wellington, Archer Wellesley, 1st duke.
  • Westmorland, John Fane, 10th earl, 1759-1841.
  • Whitbread, Samuel.
  • Whitworth, Charles, 1st earl.
  • Whyte, Edward.
  • Williamson, Charles.
  • Willoughby de Eresby, Clementina Sarah Drummond Burrell, baroness, d. 1865.
  • Willoughby de Eresby, Peter Robert Burrell, 2nd lord Gwydir, 21st baron, 1782-1865.
  • Windham, William, 1750-1810.
  • Wolff, George.
  • Wood, Sir James Athol, 1756-1829.
  • Wood, Sir Matthew, 1768-1843.
  • Wright, John.
  • York, Prince Frederick August, duke of Albany, 1763-1827.
Alternate Locations

The following map originally accompanied a letter from Captain Peter Puget, enclosed in Sir William Cornwallis to Melville, June 29, 1804. It is now located in the Clements Library Map Division: Puget, Peter John. Harbor At Brest. 1804.

The following drawing is located in the Clements Library Graphics Division: George Campbell diagrams for constructing naval vessels in the Great Lakes (November 23, 1813)

The following books are located in the Clements Library Book Division:

Related Materials

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The Clements Library Graphics Division holds portrait engravings of Henry Dundas, 1st viscount Melville

Bibliography

Case of the British Merchants Trading to America Before the War: Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of the Members of Both Houses of Parliament, 1803. Glasgow: Printed by Wm. Reid & Co., 1803.

Melville, Henry Dundas. An Abstract of the Trial of Henry Lord Viscount Melville: Upon an Impeachment, for High Crimes And Misdemeanors by the Knights, Citizens And Burgesses, In Parliament Assembled... London: April 1806. Printed by J.B.G. Vogel, 13, Poland Street, Oxford Street.

Melville, Violet (Cochrane Baillie). Catalogue of Valuable Autograph Letters, Historical Documents & Printed Books, Comprising the Melville Papers ..: the Property of Violet, Viscountess Melville ... Which Will Be Sold by Auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge ... London: Printed by J. Davy & sons, 1924-1927.

Welke, William F. "The Papers of the Viscounts Melvilles." The American Archivist. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, Volume 26, Number 4, October 1963.