John Carteret, Earl Granville papers  1756-1761
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The Manuscripts Division contains several additional items related to John Carteret, Earl Granville:

  • John Carteret, Earl Granville to George Sackville Germain, February 13, [1744], George Sackville Germain papers
  • Great Britain. Privy Council LS to John Carteret, June 19, 1727, respecting the death of George I and succession of George II, Single Items collection
  • John Louis Ligonier to John Carteret, Earl Granville, December 1, 1758, p. 48, John Louis Ligonier letter book
  • John Carteret, Earl Granville's youngest daughter, Lady Sophia Carteret (1745-1771), married William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, in 1765. The Clements Library has the William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, which include 47 letters from Shelburne to Lady Carteret.

The Clements Library's Antigua collection is made up of miscellaneous official papers relating to the island of Antigua which appear to have come from the office of Joshua Sharpe, solicitor to the Privy Council from 1719 to 1749.


Cannon, John. "Carteret, John, second Earl Granville (1690-1763)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Online edition. Oxford University Press, 2004. DOI: 10.1093/ref:odnb/4804