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Staunton, Sir George Thomas, 1781-1859 (2nd Baronet, MP and orientalist)



  • Existence: 1781 - 1859


Sir George Thomas Staunton (1781-1859), second baronet, Sinologist and politician

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Letter to Georgie, circa 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/5
Scope and Contents

A letter from Parkes to 'Georgie', dated 'Monday' (1855?), followed by a list of 'Harry's friends' on the reverse, written partly in Parkes' hand, including Sir John Patteson, Sir George Staunton, the Revd Gregory Birch Boraston (Vicar of Wendron) and the Revd Richard Wanstall (Rector of Norton Canes).

Dates: circa 1855
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 They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.

to Cadell & Davies, 16 Feb 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8200/C1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Early 19th century letters.

Dates: 16 Feb 1803
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