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

Summary Information

Title: Viscounts Melville papers
Creator: William L. Clements Library
Inclusive dates: 1600-1851
Bulk dates: 1780-1830
Extent: 14 linear feet
The Viscounts Melville papers contain the letters of British statesman Henry Dundas, 1st viscount Melville, and of his son Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd viscount Melville, first lord of the admiralty. The collection contains incoming correspondence and some copies of letters and drafts of memoranda by the Melvilles. The papers are almost entirely political in nature and deal with English, Scottish, American, Indian, and European affairs.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
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