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Bourke, Richard Southwell, 1822-1872 (6th Earl of Mayo and Viceroy of India)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1822-1872

Richard Southwell Bourke (1822-1872), 6th Earl of Mayo, was Viceroy and Governor-General of India from 1869 until his assassination in 1872.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence from Richard Southwell Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9407/5/82-86
Dates: 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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From Richard Southwell Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo, Governor-General of India, [Calcutta], 17 May 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/35
Scope and Contents The arrival of 'Lt FitzGeorge'; regrets the decision to send HMS Galatea back to Australia; Australian papers will seize on any indiscretion [by the duke of Edinburgh]; the duke's 'misfortune' caused by a female admirer. Endorsed by Cambridge: 'Answered July 1st [18]70'.
Dates: 17 May 1870
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 6th Earl of Mayo, 16 Sep. 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271/3/20
Scope and Contents Needs two English Inspectors, 1 Anglican, 1 R.C., for Royal Commission on primary education in Ireland, best men he can find
Dates: 16 Sep. 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).
 Fonds

Richard Bourke, 6th Earl of Mayo: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7490
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of official papers from the last phase of Mayo's political career. The papers cover most aspects of policy-making and execution: military, diplomatic and security matters, economic policy, transport and communications, agriculture, famine relief and health, the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh to India during 1869 and 1870, and Mayo's assassination. Some papers also provide insights into the working relationships amongst officials and amongst members of the...
Dates: 1868-1872
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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