Tomline, Sir George Pretyman, 1750-1827 (5th Baronet and Bishop of of Winchester)
Sir George Pretyman-Tomline (1750-1827), Bishop of Lincoln, 1787-1820, of Winchester, 1820-27.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Booksellers' correspondence collected from various sources, including many letters to John Bowyer Nichols (1779-1863) and his son John Gough Nichols (1806-73), booksellers and publishers, both concerned with the Gentleman's Magazine. Other letters are addressed to the firm of Cadell & Davies.
Manuscript letters from Pitt and others.
The collection primarily consists of drafts and notebooks created during the preparation of Tomline's biography of his friend William Pitt the Younger: 'Memoirs of the life of the Right Honorable William Pitt' by George Tomline, first published in 1821. There are also 2 small sets of correspondence (GBR/1058/TOM/10).