William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers  1665-1885
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   Container / Location    Title
 
European and Mediterranean Politics [series]:
Volume   1  
Account of Russia, Volume I,  1767 (157 pages)
Volume   2  
Account of Russia, Volume II,  1767 (10 pages and appendix)
Volume   3  
Sir Charles Hanbury Williams' correspondence,  1755-1756 (306 pages)
Volume   4  
Prussian correspondence,  1756 (419 pages)
Volume   5  
Prussian correspondence,  1757,  1762 (419 pages)
Volume   6  
Political state of the Low Countries (Austrian Netherlands),  1774 (472 pages)
Volume   7  
Vienna correspondence,  1756,  1765 and  1766 (172 pages)
Volume   8  
Diplomatic correspondence relating to the Peace of Paris,  1763: Correspondence between Mr. Pitt and Mr. Hans Stanley in  1761 (204 pages)
Volume   9  
Diplomatic correspondence relating to the Peace of Paris,  1763: Correspondence between Count Viry and the Bailli de Solar,  1761-1762 (318 pages)
Volume   10  
Diplomatic correspondence relating to the Peace of Paris,  1763: Correspondence between Count Viry and the Bailli de Solar,  1761-1762 (461 pages)
Volume   11  
Diplomatic correspondence relating to the Peace of Paris,  1763: Correspondence between Count Viry and the Bailli de Solar,  1761-1762 (500 pages)
Volume   12  
Diplomatic correspondence relating to the Peace of Paris,  1763: French correspondence,  1762-1763 (89 pages)
Volume   13  
Collection of treaties: Copies of treaties between England and various European states,  1654-1766 (167 pages)
Volume   14  
Marine: Jean Baptiste Bertrand account of a voyage from Jamaica to London,  1766; extracts from memories on naval and commercial affairs,  1756-1761; copies of letters allegedly written by Pierre Joseph Antoine Roubaud; Roubaud's political reflections on the English colonies and the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon (61 pages)
Volume   15  
Marine: "On the necessity of establishing a royal port in northern France,"  undated (65 pages)
Volume   16  
Abbé Terray, Compte rendu au Roi Louis XVI,  1774 (368 pages)
Volume   17  
Papers concerning the Port of Dunkirk, Treaty of Utrecht,  1713-1768 (168 pages)
Volume   18  
Papers concerning the troubles at Geneva,  1766-1767; Geneva history,  1738-1766 (293 pages)
Volume   19  
Barbary States: A comparative view of the military and naval power of the four Barbary States with an account of their produce, and a description of the present state of their governments,  [1765] (50 pages)
Volume   20  
Ottoman Empire: Observations on its present state,  1766; correspondence with Ambassador Murray at Constantinople,  1768 (226 pages)
Volume   21  
Army: Prince Ferdinand of Brunswick's correspondence,  1759 (53 pages)
Volume   22  
Spanish correspondence,  1756-1757 and  1760-1765 (795 pages)
Volume   23  
Manila and the Falkland Islands,  1765-1767 (120 pages)
Volume   24  
Spain and Portugal,  1762 and  1767 (153 pages)
Volume   25  
Portugal correspondence,  1759 and  1760-1766 (504 pages)
Volume   26  
Reports of Board of Trade concerning grievances with Portugal,  1765-1767 (167 pages)
Volume   27  
Lisbon, memorials, and British claims,  1769 (140 pages)
Volume   28  
Abstracts of letters from Shelburne, Secretary of State for the Southern Department, and British Ambassadors and Consuls in Paris, Lisbon, Escurial, Berne, Florence, Madrid, Geneva, Naples, Barcelona,  1766-1767 (283 pages)
Volume   29  
Extracts and copies of dispatches from British foreign ministers in Europe to Shelburne,  1766-1767 (512 pages)
Volume   30  
Foreign Draughts: Dispatches to European courts from Shelburne,  1766-1767 (606 pages)
Volume   31  
Foreign Draughts: Dispatches to European courts from Shelburne,  1766-1767 (410 pages)
Volume   32  
M. Neri sur le Cadastre: Papers in French and Italian on the Milan census,  1764 (130 pages)
Volume   33  
Advocate General's reports,  1764-1767 (160 pages)
Volume   35  
Intercepted letters between French diplomats and French ministers,  1767-1768 (24 items)
Volume   36  
Correspondence of the Earl of Albemarle, British ambassador at Paris, and M. Ruvigny de Cosne and Mr. Mildmay, secretaries of legation, and Sir Thomas Robinson, Secretary of State, relating to conflicting French and British interests in North America,  1754 (113 items)
Volume   37  
Expedition to the coast of France in  1758, siege and surrender of Belle Isle,  1761 (278 items)
Volume   38  
Correspondence with English Ministers in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Switzerland,  1766-1768 (188 items)
Volume   39  
Correspondence with English Ministers in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Switzerland,  1766-1768 (333 items)
Volume   40  
Correspondence with English consuls and agents to the Barbary States, Constantinople, and Corsica; Barbary treaties; and letters entitled "Mediterranean Passes,"  1766-1768 (114 items)
Volume   41  
Correspondence concerning Portugal and Brazil from Sir John Hort, English consul general at Lisbon, to Shelburne, Secretary of State for the Southern Department,  1768-1792 (49 items)
Volume   42  
Miscellaneous papers and copies of diplomatic material relating to France and Europe,  1767-1768 (50 items)
Volume   84  
Miscellaneous papers Volume I: The Coast of Africa (39 items)
Volume   84  
Miscellaneous papers Volume II: Minorca and Gibraltar (31 items)
 
Colonial Affairs and the  1783 Treaty of Paris [series]:
Volume   34  
Letters, memoranda, and intelligence from foreign courts, concerning the peace negotiations with America,  1782-1783 (584 pages)
Volume   35  
Intercepted letters between French diplomats and French ministers,  1780-1783 (60 items)
Volume   43  
Assiento papers concerning the contract between Britain and Spain regarding Spain's slaveholding regions in America, and financial papers relating to the slave trade,  1718-1748 (663 pages)
Volume   44  
Assiento papers, papers concerning the contract between Britain and Spain regarding Spain's slaveholding regions in America,  1718-1748 (969 pages)
Volume   45  
American papers: orders and instructions to captains general and governors in the American colonies and islands concerning trade and navigation (229 pages)
Volume   46  
American papers index,  1763-1764 (98 pages)
Volume   47  
Examination by James Abercromby of the Acts of Parliament relative to the trade and the government of the American colonies,  1752 (180 pages)
Volume   48  
Papers and Proposals relative to North America,  1754-1767 (59 items)
Volume   49  
American miscellaneous papers,  1703-1767 (49 items)
Volume   50  
Miscellaneous papers and estimates relative to Indian Trade,  1754-1767 (361 items)
Volume   51  
Abstract of letters from American Governors relating to Indian affairs,  1767-1776 (799 pages)
Volume   52  
Abstract of letters from American and West Indian governors,  1766-1767 (588 pages)
Volume   53  
American draughts, letters among Shelburne, Thomas Gage, and various American governors,   August 1766-June 1767 (405 pages)
Volume   54  
Drafts of letters to American and West Indies governors,   June-December 1767 (433 pages)
Volume   55  
Answers to American circulars to governors and trade officers,  1766-1767 (433 pages)
Volume   56  
Answers to American circulars, accounts and land grants,  1766-1767 (218 papers)
Volume   57  
Accounts of American military and civil expenses, and proposals for better regulating the Indian trade,  1765-1767 (433 pages)
Volume   58  
Papers relative to the Indemnity Act passed in Massachusetts Bay and to the American Mutiny Act, both under consideration of Parliament,  1767 (653 pages)
Volume   59  
Papers relative to the Church in America and the papers of Bishop of London, Archbishop of York, House of Lords,  1734-1767 (77 pages)
Volume   60  
Correspondence relating trade with the North American Indians (Northern District),  1703-1767 (160 pages)
Volume   61  
Reports of the attorney and solicitor general concerning finances, administrative rights of the colonies,  1689-1768 (716 pages)
Volume   62  
Letters between the Lords of Trade and the American Office,  1767-1768 (268 pages)
Volume   63  
Occurrences in the province of Massachusetts Bay since the repeal of the Stamp Act (narrative of events) (88 pages)
Volume   64  
Papers and memorials relative to the government of Canada and Quebec,  1753-1767 (650 pages)
Volume   65  
Newfoundland papers from the Governor Hugh Palleser and others to Shelburne and the Board of Trade,  1763-1767 (179 pages)
Volume   66  
American Affairs, Volume I, letters, documents, and newspapers,  1755-1782 (773 pages)
Volume   67  
American Affairs, Volume II, letters, documents, and newspapers,  1764-1783 (555 pages)
Volume   68  
American dispatches, Volume I,  1780-1782 (433 pages)
Volume   69  
American dispatches, Volume II,  1779-1783 (434 pages)
Volume   70  
Letters with Paris Commissioner Richard Oswald,   May 1782-January 1783 (439 pages)
Volume   71  
Peace Process I,  1783: Correspondence, provisional and preliminary articles (113 items)
Volume   72  
Peace Process II,  1783: Negotiations, opinions, and other information (537 pages)
Volume   73  
Jamaica, letters, orders, and documents, including "State of the Constitution of Jamaica,"  1678-1680 (235 pages)
Volume   74  
West Indies miscellaneous papers,  1724-1767 (165 pages)
Volume   75  
South Seas and West Indies, accounts, reports, and dispatches of discoveries (446 pages)
Volume   76  
"On the limits of the Spanish & Portuguese Settlements in South America,"  1701-1765 (195 pages)
Volume   77  
Description of the Islands of St. John, Cape Briton, Magdalen, Grenada, St. Vincent, and Dominica,  1765-1767 (133 pages)
Volume   78  
Papers concerning rights of the Spanish in the South Seas (401 pages)
Volume   79  
Papers concerning rights of the Spanish in the South Seas (292 pages)
Volume   80  
West Indies information concerning Jamaica, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, St. Vincent, and trade with Africa,  1780-1783 (134 pages)
Volume   81  
Letters, extracts, accounts, and reports on the West Indies, merchant's petitions, and sugar refiners,  1773-1783, and minutes of African affairs,  1765-1767 (214 pages)
Volume   82  
Papers related to Minorca,  1712-1768 (444 pages)
Volume   83  
Gibraltar's importance,  1782 ; Minorca; Instructions to governors in  1753 and  1763 (35 items)
Volume   84  
Miscellaneous papers Volume I: St. Eustatius (118 items)
Volume   85  
American Affairs,  1766-1769 (51 items)
Volume   86  
Miscellaneous American papers: Newfoundland,  1760-1782 (32 items)
Volume   87  
American Affairs Peace of  1783: Volume I,  1782-1784 (63 items)
Volume   87  
American Affairs Peace of  1783: Volume II,  1782-1784 (75 items)
Volume   88  
Miscellaneous American Papers,  1770-1793 (39 items)
 
East Indian Affairs [series]:
Volume   89  
An account of the charters granted to the East India Company, by John Dunning (152 pages)
Volume   90  
East India Company papers: Financial documents, history troop registers, and government documents,  1766-1767 (752 pages and appendix)
Volume   91  
Narrative of the second War with Hyder Aly Khan,  1779-1782 (133 pages)
Volume   92  
East India dispatches,   May 20, 1782 (573 pages)
Volume   93  
East India dispatches,   October-November 1781and   June 1782 (631 pages)
Volume   94  
East India dispatches,   June 14, 1782 (856 pages)
Volume   95  
East India dispatches,  June 21 and 28, 1782 (641 pages)
Volume   96  
East India dispatches,   July 5, 1782 (455 pages)
Volume   97  
East India dispatches,  1782; South Sea Expedition,  1780 (267 pages)
Volume   98  
East India affairs,  1757-1783 ; various papers,  1757-1783 (809 pages)
Volume   99  
East India Affairs Volume I,  1760-1790 (48 items)
Volume   99  
East India Affairs Volume II,  1760-1790 (2 items)
 
British Government [series]:
 
Parliament, Customs Revenue, Trade, Imports, and Exports [subseries]:
Volume   100  
Table of reference concerning the King, House of Lords, and House of Commons (309 pages)
Volume   101  
Customs accounts,  1740-1749 (18 pages)
Volume   102  
Account books for revenue and trade,  1716-1760s (66 pages)
Volume   103  
"A General Abstract of the Stamp Duties,"  1734-1764 (30 pages)
Volume   104  
Annual gross and net produce of customs, account ledgers, and charts,  1710-1780 (93 pages)
Volume   105  
"Customs Establishment for the Christmas Quarter ending January 5, 1753;" charts of salaries arranged by port; account book for customs officers listed by port,  1752 (73 pages)
Volume   106  
"Customs establishment with Incidents Midsummer,"  1782 (204 pages)
Volume   107  
List of the commissioners and officers of His Majesty’s Customs, in England and Wales, with their respective established salaries, for Midsummer Quarter ending the 5th of July 1782 (115 pages)
Volume   108  
"A List of the Commissioners and Officers of His Majesty’s Customs, in England and Wales, with their respective Established Salaries, for Michaelmas Quarter ending October 10, 1782" (113 pages)
Volume   109  
Account book listing officers of the Customs & Salt Duties in Scotland and other expenses incurred in the operation of the customs in Scotland,  1752 (58 pages)
Volume   110  
Exports and imports between Spain and England,  1750-1765 (154 pages)
Volume   111  
Papers relating to the trade of Europe, Africa, and America,  1735-1767 (372 pages)
Volume   112  
Imports & Exports,  1698-1762 (66 pages)
Volume   113  
Imports & Exports,  1762-1795 (70 pages)
Volume   114  
English Customs,  1755-1782; revenue and reform,  1684-1783; Isle of Man,  1767-1782 (391 pages)
Volume   115  
Scotland, civil establishment of customs, excise and miscellaneous,  1762-1782 (332 pages)
Volume   116  
An account of the revenue of the crown by Mr. Legge and of the French Revenue,  1755-1788 (190 pages)
Volume   117  
Revenue notes and calculations by D. Price & C,  1761-1774 (155 pages)
Volume   118  
Excise Duties,  1662-1791 (197 pages)
Volume   119  
Excise Duties,  1781-1783 (509 pages)
Volume   120  
“An Abstract of the first Volume of the Register of all his Majestys Honours Mannors Messuages Lands Royaltys Woods Mines and other hereditaments in the several Countys in England and Wales within the Survey of the Court of Exchequer which have been granted or demised by the Crown from the Revolution Anno,"  1688-1753 (89 pages)
Volume   121  
The Queen Dowager’s jointure lands (95 pages)
Volume   122  
"A Report on the present State and an Opinion on the future Disposition of the Crown Lands in Wales addess'd to the Lords of the Treasury by A. Holdsworth & J. Call,"   April 1783 (50 pages)
Volume   123  
Papers relative to the King’s Civil List,  1755-1766 (220 pages)
Volume   124  
Civil list charges,   January 5, 1782 (221 pages)
Volume   125  
Civil list,  1782 Report on the King’s household and instructions for its better management,  1782-1783 (501 pages)
Volume   126  
(Not at the Clements, see additional descriptive data: Historical Manuscript Commission Reports)
Volume   127  
Account of the expenses of his Majesty’s household, chapel, chambers, and stables,   October 1, 1759-September 30, 1760 (30 pages)
Volume   128  
Papers on the Forests in England,  1656-1768 (18 items)
Volume   129  
Government fees and perquisites with a Schedule,  1780-1783 (222 pages)
Volume   130  
City of London papers,  1588-1783 (56 pages)
Volume   131  
Mint and coinage,  1782-1783 (88 pages)
Volume   132  
Papers on the corn riots and corn prices,  1766 (100 pages)
Volume   133  
Miscellaneous Parliament papers and copies,  1540-1767 (416 pages)
Volume   134  
Papers of the Secretary of State and Board of Trade,  1752-1768 (220 pages)
Volume   135  
Reports and observations on annuities for life, funds in general, excise taxes, the sinking fund, national debt, public revenues of the crown, salt officers, revenues from collection of sheriffs in England and Wales, officers residing in Whitehall and St. James’ Palaces and precincts of Verge and their houses, accounts for rented estates, port accounts, pensions, and compensation to the Royal African Company,  1766-1781 (51 items)
Volume   166  
Parliamentary notes and letters,  1782-1783 (358 pages)
Volume   167  
"A Compendium of the Rights Privileges and Resolutions or mode of Election of Members to Serve in Parliament for Great Britain" (107 pages)
Volume   168  
Notebooks, bound manuscripts, and correspondence concerning the House of Commons Army and Fleet, list of resolutions, parliamentary orders, committee resolutions, negotiations between England and Spain,  1689-1782; tax reports and peace preliminaries,  1783-1799; East India regulations and papers on the John Wilkes controversy,  1763-1783 (158 items)
 
British Army, Navy, and Military Administration [subseries]:
Volume   136  
Army; War Office; Pay Office; Ordnance; Estimates; Militia; Home Defense,  1765-1783 (587 pages)
Volume   137  
Papers concerning the Navy and Army of foreign nations,  1715-1769 (207 pages)
Volume   138  
Navy: establishment, estimates, patents, commissions, and Warrants; Admiralty & Navy Board letters,  1695-1779 (104 items)
Volume   139  
Navy Victualling of seamen and marines,  1693-1780 (76 items)
Volume   140  
Navy debt: cash and bills,  1701-1781 (84 items)
Volume   141  
Navy Department expenditures,  1701-1779 (67 items)
Volume   142  
Shipping lists,   June 1770-1780and  1783 (233 items)
Volume   143  
Navies of England, France, Spain, and Holland,   October 1782 (24 items)
Volume   144  
Dock yard, artificers and stores,  1770-1778 (64 items)
Volume   145  
Transport service for troops and supplies,  1703-1779 (110 items)
Volume   146  
Navy intelligence: information and Gregson’s letters,  1777-1780 (undated; 239 items)
Volume   147  
Government contracts,  1770-1783 (69 items)
Volume   148  
Muster rolls of seamen,  1750-1783 (185 items)
Volume   149  
Naval instructions,  1674-1774 (39 items)
Volume   150  
Naval policy decisions and projects,  1666-1693 (116 pages)
Volume   151  
Naval orders and reports for the Committee on the House of Commons,  1782 (96 items)
Volume   152  
Projects and proposals relative to the navy, war and peace, revenue and taxes, and police,  1752-1783 (85 items)
Volume   153  
Secret admiralty order book and copies of letters from William Pitt,  1757-1760 (86 pages)
Volume   154  
Miscellaneous naval papers,  1695-1789 (18 items)
Volume   155  
Miscellaneous naval papers,  1709-1779 (11 items)
 
Ireland [subseries]:
Volumes   156-160  
(Not at the Clements, see additional descriptive data: Historical Manuscript Commission Reports)
 
Cabinet and Treasury Minutes [subseries]:
Volume   161  
Cabinet Minutes,  1766-1768 (28 items)
Volume   162  
Treasury Minutes,   July-August 1782; Volume I
Volume   163  
Treasury Minutes,   October-December 1782; Volume II
Volume   164  
Treasury Minutes,   January-March 1783; Volume III
Volume   165  
Hints and Minutes of Motions on various parliamentary subjects,  1762-1782 (363 pages)
 
Appeals to the House of Lords [subseries]:
Volume   HL-1  
 1768-1770
Volume   HL-2  
 1776
Volume   HL-3  
 1778
Volume   HL-4  
 1781
Volume   HL-5  
 1782
Volume   HL-6  
 1786-1787
Volume   HL-7  
 1791
Volume   HL-8  
 1792-1793
 
Personal Correspondence [series]:
 
Shelburne Family Letters [subseries]:
Box   SFL-1  
Letters to his wife,  1767-1770 (47 items)
Box   SFL-2  
Letters from William Granville Petty,  1774-1776 (123 pages)
Box   SFL-3  
Letters from William Granville Petty,  1776-1778 (105 pages)
Box   SFL-4  
Letters to Lord Fitzmaurice, Earl of Wycombe,  1768, 1780-1789 (43 items)
Box   SFL-5  
Shelburne to Thomas Coutts,  1793-1802 and  undated ( 23 items)
Box   SFL-6  
Letters and Engravings ( 6 items)
 
Lansdowne-Bowles letters [subseries]:
Box   LB-7  
 1806-1835 (69 items)
 
Lacaita-Shelburne letters [series]:
Box   LS-1  
 1701-1780 (99 items)
Box   LS-2  
 1781-September 1782 (95 items)
Box   LS-3  
  October 1782-May 1790 (89 items)
Box   LS-4  
  July 1790-1859 (221 items)
Box   LS-5  
 1860-1895 and undated (202 items)