Additional Descriptive Data
- The Subject Index and Contributor List provides access to events, people, places, and topics discussed in the Correspondence and Documents series (Volumes 1-16). The index also contains a list of contributors.
- The Volume Guide includes notes on the contents of each of the 22 volumes in the collection.
- The Guide to Volumes 17-21 provides lists of the documents in each of these volumes.
- Heulland, Guillaume d'. Plan De La Ville De Québec.
A Plan of the Town of Halifax in Nova Scotia August 1749. 1749.
Geographick Scetch [sic]. 1754.
Topographick Plan by the Eye, 1754 & 6. c.1756.
Hudson River Highlands at Martelaers Rock. .
- Eyre, William. Sketch of Fort Edward, Novr. 30th, 1756. 1756.
- Eyre, William. Plan of Fort-William-Henry and Camp, at Lake George. .
French Draught of Lake Champlain & Lake George with Remarks of an English Prisoner Who Return'd From Quebec to Fort Edward by the River St. Lawrence, River Sorrelle & These Lakes Touch'd at Fort Chamblay, Fort St. John's, Crown Point & Ticonderoga. 1757.
Plan of the Encampment, Intrenchment with Theier [sic] Environs at Lake George. 1758.
- Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Plan of the Town of Quebeck in Canada Enlarged from Bellin's Plan, with Additions. [ca. 1758].
Sketch of the Country Round Tyconderoga. .
Sketch of the Country from Coesfeldt to Halteren. 1758.
- Bontein, William, and Richard Coombs. A Survey of the City and Fortress of Louisbourg, the Harbour, and Their Environs, From Fresh Water Cove in Gabarouse Bay to about a Mile to the Eastward of the Light House Point; Shewing ...: The Encampments of the Several Regiments During the Time the Place was Besieged, with the Redouts, Batterys and Approaches of the Siege, as also the Roads… .
- Robertson, James. Line of Battle Hallifax May 20th 1758. Halifax, 1758.
Order of Battle May 21st 1758. 1758.
- Cunninghame, Charles. Sketch of Louisbourg and the Invasion Coast, 1758. .
Plan De La Battaille De Bergen Entre L'armée De France Commandée Par M. Le Duc De Broglio Et L'armée Des Alliés Commandée Par Le Pr: Ferdinand De Brunswic Le 13me Avril 1759. .
A Plan of the Coast of Newfoundland From Cape Bonavista to Cape Chapeau Rouge Wherein Seven-eights of the Fishery of the Island is Caried [sic] On. [176-].
Upper New York, Vermont, and Massachusetts. 1760.
A Chart of the Beacons in Kent . [ca. 1764].
Savannah River and Savannah Sound. 1770.
- Ratzer, Bernard, and John Christopher. Map of the Coast of Hunduras [sic] from the Bay of Truxillo to the River Dulcee Also the Interieur Part of that Country, from the Mouth of the River Roman to the City of Comayagua And their Principle Mines: Compiled from the Observations of Mr. John Christopherz. 177-.
- Gauld, George, and Charles Knatchbull. A General Plan of the Harbours of Port Royal and Kingston Jamaica with the Channels Leading Thereto, and the Kays and Shoals Adjacent; Including Wreck Reef &c. 1772.
- Pauli, Christopher. A Sketch of the Harbour at the Cape Slt: Nicola on the Island of Hispaniola. 1775.
- Brasier, William, and William Test. A Survey of Lake Champlain Including Crown Point and St: John's: Surveyed by Order of His Excellency Major Genl: Sir Jeffery Amherst, Knight of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Forces in North America, &c. &c. &c. 1776.
Eye Sketch of the Harbour of Charlestown in South Carolina. .
Situation of Ye Rebels Just Before the Attack Upon Trenton. 1776.
- Wintersmith, Charles. Plan of Part of Lake Champlain from Crown Point to Tienderoga. 1777.
Sketch of Different Passes into Canada from our Lower Provinces. ca. 1778.
- Carden, Hans. A Plan of Black River on the Mosquito Shore. 1779.
- Langenschwarz, Frederich. Plan Von Dem Schiff-bauplatz Bei Hallifax in Neuscholland. 1779.
Part of Coast of Cornwall and Devon and the Scilly Islands. ca. 1779.
A Sketch of the Disposition of the Force at New York for the Defence of the Port. 1779.
- D'Auvergne, Philip. Plan of the Bay of Saldanha on the S.W. Coast of Africa Shewing the Opperations [sic] of the Squadron of Commodore Johnstone, In the Attack Upon the Five Dutch East India Ships on the Morning of July 21st: AD: 1781. 1781.
- Locke, Joshua. Plan of Vermont. ca. 1781.
- Hills, John. Plan of the Peninsula of Chesopeak Bay: Compiled from Actual Surveys. 1781.
- Martin, P. F. Plan St. Eustatia Topogaphically Drawn & Humbly Dedicated to His Excellency John Vaughan Commander in Chief of His Majestys Forces in the West Indies. ca. 1781.
- Langenschwarz, Frederich. Plan Von Halifax in Nord-America. ca. 1783.
- Sackville, George Germain. The Proceedings of a Court-martial.: Taken on the Spot . Dublin: Printed for M. Williamson, H. Saunders, W. Sleater, and S. Smith, at Mr. Faulkner's, 1760.
- Sackville, George Germain. The Proceedings of a General Court-martial: Held at the Horse-Guards on Friday the 7th, and Continued by Several Adjournments to Monday the 24th of March 1760; and of a General Court-martial held at the Horse-Guards on Tuesday the 25th of March, and Continued by Several Adjournments to Saturday the 5th of April 1760. London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, 1760.
- Sackville, George Germain. A Short Address From Lord George Sackville to the Public.: To which is added, L"* G""* S""""'s Vindication of himself, in a Letter to Colonel Fitzroy, one of the Aids de Camp to Prince Ferdinand: With Colonel Fitzroy's Answer; and the Declaration of Captain Smith, one of the Aids de Camp to L"* G""*. Containing a full and Particular Account of Every Thing That Passed, Relative to L"* G"" S""""'s Conduct and Behaviour at the Battle of Thornhausen, on the First of August, 1759. Dublin: Printed for P. Wilson, J. Exshaw, W. Sleater, and W. Smith, jun. booksellers, 1759.
- Sackville, George Germain. The Trial of the Right Honourable Lord George Sackville, at a Court-martial Held at the Horse-Guards, February 29, 1760, for an Enquiry into his Conduct, Being Charged with Disobedience of Orders, while he Commanded the British Horse in Germany: Together with his Lordship's Defence. London: Printed for W. Owen, 1760.
- Sackville, George Germain, and Charles Fitzroy Southampton. Lord George Sackville's Vindication of himself, In a Letter to Colonel Fitzroy, one of the Aids de Camp to Prince Ferdinand: With Colonel Fitzroy's Answer; and the Declaration of Captain Smith, one of the Aids de Camp to Lord George. Containing a full and Particular Account of Every Thing that Passed, Relative to Lord George Sackville's Conduct and Behaviour at the Battle of Thornhausen, on the First of August, 1759 . London: Printed for R. Stevens, at Pope's-Head, in Pater-noster-Row, 1759.
- Sackville, George Germain, and Henry Clinton. Correspondance Du Lord G. Germain, avec Les Généraux Clinton, Cornwallis & Les Animaux Dans La Station de L'Amérique: Avec Plusieurs Lettres Interceptées du Général Washington, du Marquis de La Fayette & de M. De Barras, Chef D'escadre. Traduit de L'anglois Sur Les Originaux Publiés Par Ordre de La Chambre Des Pairs ... Berne: Chez La Nouvelle Sociéte typographique, 1782.
- Sackville, George Germain, and Lloyd Kenyon. The Proceedings of a General Court-martial Held at the Horse-Guards on Friday the 7th, and Continued by Several Adjournments to Monday the 24th of March 1760: and of a General Court-martial Held at the Horse-Guards on Tuesday the 25th of March, and Continued by Several Adjournments to Saturday the 5th of April 1760, Upon the Trial of Lord George Sackville ... London: Printed for A. Millar, 1760.
|| Germain is born George Sackville
|| Appointed clerk to the council in Dublin
|| Promoted lieutenant-colonel of the 28th foot
|| Appointed one of George II's aides-de-camp
|| Shot in the chest during a battle at Fontenoy
|| Transferres to the colonelcy of the 12th dragoons then the 3rd dragoon guards
|| Marries Diana Sambroke
|| Promoted major-general and lieutenant-general of the ordnance
|| Fiasco at the Battle of Minden prompts his resignation from the army
|| Found guilty of disobedience
|| Appointed post of vice-treasurer of Ireland in the Rockingham ministry
|| His son, and later heir, Charles is born
|| Receives Lady Elizabeth Germain's fortune and estate of Drayton in Northamptonshire and assumes the surname Germain
|| Appointed secretary of state for the American colonies under Lord North, and over the next 6 years, directs the British armies in America
|| Wife Diana dies of measles
|| He resignes as secretary of state
Many of the maps acquired with the Germain papers are located in the Clements Library Map division. See below for a complete list of these maps.
- McArdell, James, and Joshua Reynolds. The Right Honble. Lord George Sackville, Lieutenant General of His Majesty's Forces, Lieutt. General of the Ordnance, Colonel of the Second Regiment of Dragoon Guards, Commander in Chief of the British Forces on the Lower Rhine & one of the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, &c.. London, 1759.
- Hardy, Dorofield. Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. From the original by G. Romney, 1928.
The Derbyshire Records Office, the Ashmolean Museum, and the British Museum all contain letters to and from Germain. The King George III Manuscripts at the British Museum includes copies of many of the letters in the Franklin-Pownall-Cooper copybook.
Adams, Randolph Greenfield. The Papers of Lord George Germain: A Brief Description of the Stopford-Sackville Papers Now In the William L. Clements Library. Ann Arbor: The William L. Clements library, 1928.
Brown, Gerald Saxon. The American Secretary; The Colonial Policy of Lord George Germain, 1775-1778. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1963.
Mackesy, Piers. "Germain, George Sackville , first Viscount Sackville (1716--1785). "Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
Cumberland, Richard. Character of the Late Lord Viscount Sackville. London: Printed for C. Dilly..., 1785.
The Historical Manuscripts Commission calendared the Germain Papers, but approximately one third of the Clements Library collection is not included in its Report on the Manuscripts of Mrs. Stopford-Sackville:
Sackville, George Germain. Report On the Manuscripts of Mrs. Stopford-Sackville, of Drayton House, Northamptonshire. London: Printed for H.M.S.O. by Mackie & Co., 1904, 1910.