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Robinson, Hercules George Robert, 1824-1897 (1st Baron Rosmead, colonial administrator)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1824 - 1897

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Business letters: Great Britain, 1822-1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS JM/B6/8
Scope and Contents Letters from places in Great Britain (excluding London), comprised of 8,130 principal letters and 62 secondary letters. The correspondents include the following names:Edwin Morton Abbott; J.W. Abraham; Ponsonby Adair; John Adam; Daniel D. Adamson; Henry Adamson; J.L. Adamson; J.H. Agnew; James Aikin; John Aikin; Thomas Aitken; J. Aikin, Son & Co.; William Aitchison (of Jardine, Matheson & Co.); James Akroyd & Son; James Akroyd & Son Ltd; Albion Shipping Company;...
Dates: 1822-1898
Conditions Governing Access: The original letters are not available to readers, but microfilm copies may be ordered in the Manuscripts Reading Room - Reels 249 (letters nos 1-260), 250 (260-436), 251 (437-666), 252 (667-914), 253 (914-1054), 254 (1055-1333), 255 (1334-1526), 256 (1527-1853), 257 (1854-2102), 258 (2103-2331), 259 (2332-2555), 260 (2556-2867), 261 (2868-3122*), 262 (3123-3377), 263 (3378-3704*), 264 (3705-3960), 265 (3961-4145), 266 (4146-4401), 267 (4402-4534), 268 (4534*-4840), 269 (4841-5073), 270 (5074-5345), 271 (5346-5642), 272 (5643-5920), 273 (5921-6166), 274 (6167-6386), 275 (6387-6614), 276 (6615-6922), 277 (6923-7158), 278 (7159-7455), 279 (7456-7708), 280 (7709-7950) and 281 (7949-8130 and S1-62).
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Envelope from Hercules Robinson

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 42/10
Scope and Contents

An undated envelope from Hercules Robinson to Parkes in Canton.

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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From Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson (later 1st Baron Bromhead), Governor of Cape Colony, Government House, Cape Town, 17 Sep. 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/44
Scope and Contents

Seeking a commission for his only son in Robinson's old regiment, the 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers [since 1881 the 1st Battalion The Princess Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers]; his own retirement plans

Dates: 17 Sep. 1888
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 Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson (later 1st Baron Rosmead), Governor of Cape Colony, Government House, Cape Town, 23 Aug. 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/43
Scope and Contents

Recommending his deputy Lieutenant-General Leicester Smyth for a KCB or KCMG; recent service on the Royal Commission in the Transvaal, negotiating peace with the Boers: 'the most difficult and disagreeable work with which I have ever had to do in nearly forty years'.

Dates: 23 Aug. 1881
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 Hercules Robinson, 2 May 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R41
Scope and Contents

A letter from Hong Kong, including the envelope.

Dates: 2 May 1864
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 Hercules Robinson, 12 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R37
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Hong Kong to Frederick Bruce.

Dates: 12 Mar. 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.
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Letter from Hercules Robinson, 16 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R38
Scope and Contents

From Hong Kong.

Dates: 16 Mar. 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.
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Letter from Hercules Robinson, 24 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R39
Scope and Contents

A letter from Hong Kong, including the envelope.

Dates: 24 Mar. 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.
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Letter from Hercules Robinson, 24 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/R40
Scope and Contents

[From Hong Kong.]

Dates: 24 Mar. 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.
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Letter from Sir Frederick Bruce, 6 Mar. 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/B164
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Shanghai [to Sir Hercules George Robert Robinson].

Dates: 6 Mar. 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.
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Notes on Sir Hercules Robinson, circa 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 28/21
Scope and Contents

'Sir H.R. Ap 29': notes in Parkes' hand, possibly taken from a written or spoken text of Sir Hercules Robinson, undated (1860s?).

Dates: circa 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.