Charles Townshend papers (1660-1804, bulk 1748-1767)

Summary Information

Title: Charles Townshend papers
Creator: Townshend, Charles, 1725-1767
Inclusive dates: 1660-1804
Bulk dates: 1748-1767
Extent: 9.5 linear feet
The Townshend papers included the private and public records of Charles Townshend who served in various positions in the government of Great Britain including as Secretary of War during the Seven Years War and as Chancellor of the Exchequer where he authored the Townshend Acts to tax the American colonies.
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
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