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Russell, John, 1792-1878 (1st Earl Russell, prime minister and author)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1792-1878

Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), prime minister and author

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and Spain,...
Dates: 1819-1891
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Despatch from Lord Elgin, 2 Mar. 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 27/21
Scope and Contents A despatch from James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Point de Galle, to Parkes, 2 March 1861, including an extract from a despatch from Lord John Russell to Elgin, 9 January [1861].
Dates: 2 Mar. 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch from Lord Elgin, 29 Mar. 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 27/22
Scope and Contents A despatch from James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, H.M.S. 'Terrible', to Parkes, 29 March 1861, enclosing a copy of an extract from a despatch from Lord John Russell to Elgin, 16 January 1861.
Dates: 29 Mar. 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch to John Russell, 25 Nov. 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 6/1
Scope and Contents A draft of a despatch from 'H.M.S. 'Princess Royal' Off Hiogo'.
Dates: 25 Nov. 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch to John Russell, 25 Nov. 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 6/2
Scope and Contents A draft of a despatch from 'H.M.S. 'Princess Royal' Off Hiogo'.
Dates: 25 Nov. 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatch to John Russell, 28 Nov. 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 6/3
Scope and Contents A draft of a despatch from H.M.S. 'Perseus'.
Dates: 28 Nov. 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Despatches concerning Parkes: China, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 5
Scope and Contents A folder labelled 'Despatches concerning Mr Parkes Peking Campaign From October 9th 1860 to November 17. 1860' containing a table of contents and 8 documents sewn inside, 36 folios (including blanks and cover). The documents are as follows:Despatch from James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, to Lord John Russell, dated at the 'Camp before Peking', 9 October 1860 (incomplete copy).Proclamation by Sir James Grant [before Peking], October 1860 (draft).Despatch...
Dates: 1860
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
 Fonds

Edward Lane: Papers on the Arabic-English Lexicon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8843
Dates: 1841-1880 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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From John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, Pembroke Lodge, 25 July 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/45
Scope and Contents Seeking Cambridge's views on the case of one Lieutenant McLaughlin, who was apparently dismissed the service 'for refusing to serve when he was called on'; Russell clearly believes a revision of sentence to be inadvisable.
Dates: 25 July 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

George William Frederick Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle: Copy letters to Lord John Russell, 1846-1850

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/215-216
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
Dates: 1846-1850
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from 1st Earl Russell to Adam Sedgwick, 8 May 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/100
Scope and Contents Decided to place a memorial bust of 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne in Westminster Abbey; a committee will invite subscriptions; will Sedgwick join the committee?
Dates: 8 May 1871
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Lord John Russell, 26 Mar. 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R44
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from the Foreign Office to an unspecified recipient, who was not Parkes.
Dates: 26 Mar. 1880
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letter from Lord John Russell, 5 Jan. 1852

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271/1/10
Scope and Contents Value of Church property could only be ascertained by survey, which Ecclesiastical Commissioners could order: they have done this where property has fallen into their hands; doubts whether survey such as Blandford suggests would be expedient; agrees that 'much remains to be done for the benefit of the Church'
Dates: 5 Jan. 1852
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Lord John Russell to George H. Bowers, 19 Sep. 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8862/6/33b
Scope and Contents Thanks for invitation to take in children
Dates: 19 Sep. 1857
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Other level

Letter from Sir Andrew Buchanan to Lord John Russell (from Madrid), 2 Jan. 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8952/33
Scope and Contents About an alleged plan to annex Portugal to Spain; many believe French agents are encouraging the plan and wish to overthrow the Spanish dynasty; 'Iberia', newspaper of the ultra-liberal party, publishes letters from Portugal encouraging a union; it is thought that the British government is not seriously opposed; Buchanan has said there is no ground for such a view
Dates: 2 Jan. 1861
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter of credence, 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/14
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter of credence for Parkes as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Japan from Queen Victoria [to Tokugawa Iemochi], countersigned by John Russell, Earl Russell, dated Windsor, 28 March 1865, 1 bifolio, with an envelope franked by Russell.
Dates: 1865
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Letters from Martin Dohmen and John Russell, 8 Jan. 1879-9 Jan. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 26/11
Scope and Contents A letter from Martin Dohmen [Japan] to Parkes, dated 'Thursday morning' (9 January 1879?), with a letter from Joseph Russell, Yokohama, to Dohmen, 8 January 1879.
Dates: 8 Jan. 1879-9 Jan. 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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of 37 Chesham Place, Belgrave Square, SW, to Richard Bentley, 5 Mar 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8201/17
Scope and Contents From the Series: Mounted on card by Munby
Dates: 5 Mar 1867
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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of Pembroke Lodge, Richmond Park, SW, to Richard Bentley, 17 July 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8201/16
Scope and Contents From the Series: Mounted on card by Munby
Dates: 17 July 1866
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Regulations for H.M. Diplomatic Service, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/12
Scope and Contents 'Regulations for Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service': regulations as amended by Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquis of Salisbury, and issued on 1 January 1879, followed by a circular letter from Lord John Russell to Heads of Missions, 6 November 1860, 7 folios (sewn together).
Dates: 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.
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Regulations for the Diplomatic Service, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 26/10
Scope and Contents 'Regulations for Her Majesty's Diplomatic Service': printed regulations as amended by Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquis of Salisbury, and issued on 1 January 1879, undated, followed by a circular letter from Lord John Russell to Heads of Missions, 6 November 1860, 7 folios (sewn together).
Dates: 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.

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