American Bible Society papers  1819-1855 (bulk 1828-1855)
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The following four maps and four printed items are located in the Lyttelton papers:

List of Items Written by Native Americans

  • Cherokee leadership
    • September 18, 1756
    • August 31, 1757
    • October 11, 1757
    • May 12, 1758
    • July 21, 1758
    • August 1, 1758
    • September 18, 1758
    • October 15, 1758
    • October 21, 1758
    • October 22, 1758
    • [1758]
    • March 2, 1759
    • March 5, 1759
    • March 21, 1759
    • May 17, 1759
    • May 23, 1759
    • August 28, 1759
    • November 2, 1759
    • December 18, 1759
    • Undated
  • Catawba leadership
    • May 27, 1757
    • June 16, 1757
    • July 4, 1757
    • October 24, 1757
    • [1757]
    • June 11, 1759
    • August 23, 1759
    • [October] 1759
  • Chickasaw leadership
    • April 5, 1756
    • April 16, 1757
    • June 8, 1759
    • [1759]
  • Choctaw leadership
    • November 30, 1759
  • Upper Creek leadership
    • October 6, 1756
    • [Pre October 28, 1757]
    • November 3, 1757
    • September 11, 1759
    • November 30, 1759
    • February 5, 1760

Contributors

  • Abercromby, James, 1706-1781.
  • Adamson, James.
  • Albemarle, George Keppel, 3rd earl of, 1724-1772.
  • Alexander, Nathaniel, d.1808.
  • Amherst, Jeffery, 1717-1797.
  • Appy, John, 1725-1761.
  • Atkin, Edmond, d.1761.
  • Attakullakulla, c.1708--c.1777.
  • Barrington, William Wildman, 1717-1793.
  • Bayly, Zachary.
  • Beamer, James.
  • Belcher, Jonathan, 1681-1757.
  • Bernard, Francis, bart, 1712-1779.
  • Blair, John, 1687-1771.
  • Boddington, John.
  • Bogges, John.
  • Bory, Gabriel de, 1720-1801.
  • Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761.
  • Boughman, Ulrigh.
  • Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765.
  • Brown, Francis.
  • Browne, William Patrick.
  • Bull, William, 1710-1791.
  • Burnaby, William Chaloner.
  • Byrd, William, 1728-1777.
  • Calhoun, Patrick.
  • Campbell, James.
  • Charleston Library Society.
  • Charleston merchants.
  • Chatham, William Pitt, 1708-1778.
  • Chevillette, John.
  • Cleland, John, d.1763.
  • Coigny, Francois de Franquetot.
  • Colvill, Alexander Colvill, 7th lord, d. 1770.
  • Conway, Henry Seymour, 1721-1795.
  • Cook, Cornelius.
  • Courtonne, Jerome.
  • Coytmore, Richard.
  • Crim, Peter.
  • Davies, Samuel, 1723-1761.
  • De Brahm, William Gerard, 1717-1799.
  • DeLancey, James, 1703-1760.
  • Demere, Paul.
  • Demere, Raymond.
  • Denny, William.
  • DeWindt, Jan.
  • Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770.
  • Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765.
  • Douglas, Sir James, 1703-1787.
  • Douglas, Stair.
  • Douglass, David.
  • Doyley, Daniel.
  • Du Guay, M.
  • Durell, Philip, d.1766.
  • Ellis, Henry, 1721-1806.
  • Ellis, Welbore, 1st baron Mendip, 1713-1802.
  • Estaing, Charles-Hector-Theodat, 1729-1794.
  • Evans, John.
  • Fairchild, John.
  • Fauquier, Francis, 1704-1768.
  • Fearon, Mary.
  • Forbes, John, 1710-1759.
  • Ford, G.
  • Forrest, Arthur, d. 1770.
  • Francis, James.
  • Francis, Samuel.
  • Fuller, Stephen.
  • Furnell, Peter.
  • Gadsden, Christopher, 1723-1805.
  • Gallman, Henry.
  • Galphin, George.
  • Gambier, John.
  • George II, 1727-1760.
  • Glen, James, 1701-1777.
  • Grinnan, John.
  • Grymes, Philip.
  • Guin, Christopher.
  • Haldane, George.
  • Hale, J.
  • Halifax, George Montagu Dunk, 1716-1771.
  • Hardy, Sir Charles, 1716-1780.
  • Hocquart, M.
  • Holburne, Francis, 1704-1771.
  • Holderness, Robert D'Arcy, 1718-1778.
  • Holland, Henry Fox, 1705-1774.
  • Holmes, Charles, 1711-1761.
  • Howarth, Probart.
  • Humpton, Richard.
  • Hunt, Joseph.
  • Innes, James.
  • Iredell, Thomas.
  • Knox, William, 1732-1810.
  • Lawrence, Charles, d.1760.
  • Lebret, M.
  • Lempriere, Thomas.
  • Levine, W.
  • Lloyd, John.
  • Loudoun, John Campbell, 1705-1782.
  • Lyttelton, Charles Bishop of Carlisle, 1714-1768.
  • Lyttelton, William Henry Lyttelton, Baron, 1724-1808.
  • Macartan, Francis.
  • Macdonald, John.
  • Martin, John.
  • McGillivray, Lachlan.
  • McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806.
  • Miln, Alexander.
  • Mitchell, David.
  • Moore, Henry, 1713-1769.
  • Motte, Jacob.
  • Murray, John.
  • Musgrave, Edward.
  • Musgrave, Hans.
  • Musgrave, Philip.
  • O'Bryan, James.
  • Oconostota, c.1710-1783.
  • Outerbridge, White.
  • Pawley, George.
  • Pearson, John.
  • Pepper, Daniel.
  • Pickens, John.
  • Pocock, George, 1706-1796.
  • Popple, William, 1701-1764.
  • Postell, John.
  • Powell, G.G.
  • Pownall, John, 1725-1795.
  • Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.
  • Reynolds, John, 1713-1788.
  • Richardson, William.
  • Ricla, Le Comte de.
  • Rodney, George Brydges, 1719-1792.
  • Rowe, Christopher.
  • Saunders, Charles, 1713-1775.
  • Savage, John.
  • Servis, William.
  • Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790.
  • Shaw, Lachlan.
  • Shirley, William, 1694-1771.
  • Shubrick, Richard, d. 1777.
  • Shubrick, Thomas.
  • Singellton, Benjamin.
  • Smith, Richard.
  • Stanhope, Lovel.
  • Stanwix, John, 1690-1766.
  • Stott, John.
  • Stuart, John, 1718-1779.
  • Sustrunck, Henry.
  • Timothy, Peter.
  • Tinker, John.
  • Tobler, Ulrich.
  • Townshend, Charles, 1725-1767.
  • Turner, George.
  • Waddell, Hugh, 1734-1773.
  • Waring, Benjamin.
  • Wigg, Thomas.
  • Wood, Robert, 1717-1771.
  • Wright, James, 1716-1785.
  • Wyly, Sam.

Biographical Timeline

1724 Lyttelton born
1742 Entered St. Mary Hall, Oxford
1748 Elected to represent Bewdley, Worcestershire, in Parliament
1755 Appointed governor of South Carolina
1756 Arrived in South Carolina after being held captive by the French in Brest
1761 Married to Mary Macartney
1762 Transferred to Jamaica as governor
1766 Appointed ambassador to Portugal
1771 Returned to England
1774 Again represented Bewdley, Worcestershire, as a member of Parliament
1774 Married Caroline Bristow
1776 Raised to peerage in Ireland as Baron Westcote of Balamare
1777 Appointed commissioner of the treasury
1781 Received the honorary degree of D.C.L. from Oxford
1782 Resigned as treasury commissioner
1794 Raised to the peerage in Great Britain as Lord Lyttelton, baron of Frankley
1808 Lyttelton died
Alternate Locations

The following broadside is housed in the Clements Library Book Division:

Sheed, George. Births and Burials, In the Parish of St. Philip. Charles-Town, From Dec. 25th, 1755, to Dec. 25th, 1756. 1757.

Related Materials

The following Clements Library collections contain letters written by William Henry Lyttelton:

Below is a list of other institutions that have William Lyttelton collections:

  • British Library, Manuscript Collections: Letters and papers, 1760-1769
  • Duke University, William R Perkins Library: A letter book, 1763-1766
  • Hagley Hall, England: Letters and papers from his time as governor of Jamaica, and misc papers, 1747-1770
  • National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
  • Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch: Letter books and accounts from his time as governor or Jamaica and governor of South Carolina, 1757-1770
Bibliography

Marshall, P. J. "Lyttelton, William Henry, first Baron Lyttelton and first Baron Westcote (1724--1808)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004.

Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. Catalogue of the Lyttelton Papers, the Property of Viscount Cobham, Which Will Be Sold by Auction ..: Tuesday, 12th, December, 1978. London, 1978.