Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers  1676-1801 (bulk 1764-1800)
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The following two items are housed in the Clements Library Book Division:

Two printed items in the Alexander Wedderburn papers are catalogued in the University's online catalog:

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Several documents from the collection are early drafts or copies of items that appear in: Stevens, Benjamin F. B.F. Stevens's Facsimiles of Manuscripts in European Archives relating to America, 1773-178... London: [Photographed and printed by Malby & sons], 1889-1895.

Additional items written by Thomas Hutchinson may be found in the following collections:

Additional items written by Alexander Wedderburn may be found in the following collections:

The following book provides background information on colonial commissions similar to those found in the collection's Pre-Revolutionary Era Proclamations and Commissions and appendices to the Gaspée report: Brodhead, John Romeyn. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York…. Albany: Weed, Parsons and Company, printers, 1853-1887.

The 1773 British expedition to St. Vincent is discussed in the following volume: Authentic Papers Relative to the Expedition against the Charibbs, and the Sale of Lands in the Island of St. Vincent. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1773.

The British Library holds a large collection of Alexander Wedderburn manuscripts, primarily correspondence.


Murdoch, Alexander, "Wedderburn, Alexander, first earl of Rosslyn (1733--1805)," Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (2004). doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/28954.

Campbell, John Lord. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and the Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times Till the Reign of King George IV . London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1850.