William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers 1665-1885
William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers
Lansdowne, William Petty, Marquis of, 1737-1805
48 linear feet
This collection contains the letters and official papers of Lord Shelburne, British politician, Member of Parliament, secretary of state for the Southern Department, and Prime Minister. The papers document British foreign, colonial, and domestic affairs throughout the 18th century with special focus on the periods 1766-1768 and 1782-1783.
The material is in English, French, and Italian.
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