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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...
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).
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Baldwin papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Baldwin
Scope and Contents The collection now at Cambridge has certain limitations. In the first place, it comprises only Baldwin's political papers: family and personal papers are not included. Secondly, it is perhaps more revealing of Baldwin's colleagues than of the man himself. As G.M. Young observed in the preface to his biography, Baldwin "kept no diary, circulated no memoranda to his colleagues, rarely wrote a political letter, and still more rarely made a copy of anything he did write". Thirdly, there is...
Dates: 1905-1955
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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Commonplace book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.27
Dates: 1610-1630 (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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David Ricardo: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7510
Scope and Contents

The collection includes manuscripts of several of Ricardo's works, correspondence between Ricardo and James Mill, letters to Thomas Malthus ans letters to Ricardo's brother in law, J.H. Wilkinson. Also included is correspondence and papers from the twentieth-century concerning the Ricardo Papers.

Dates: 1794-1976 (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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Dr John Moore: Journal

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9339
Scope and Contents The journal covers the period 6 November 1790 - 28 July 1792, just before Moore's departure for France, and 26 September - 3 November 1795. It includes (1791) reactions to Burke's Reflections on the French Revolution; the convention signed between Britain and Spain; the question of Warren Hastings' impeachment; Pitt's political difficulties; the defeat of Wilberforce's motion for the abolition of the slave trade; the fleet at Spithead ready to sail against Russia; the flight of the King and...
Dates: 1790-1795
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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Edward Byles Cowell: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6406-6409
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles and other miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1810-1903
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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Edward Harley, 3rd Earl of Oxford : Diary of Proceedings in Parliament

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6851
Scope and Contents

284 folios. The diary comprises two volumes which have been bound into one. The versos are mainly blank. Inside the front cover: '21888 Ph B44.563' (in pencil). There is an index to vol. 1 at fos 139v-142. Fo. i v (vol. 2) has notes in the text hand. Fo. 1: 'from Puttick sale 1849'. Fos i in both volumes have the label '268/2' (19th century).

Dates: 16 Apr. 1734-17 Jan. 1751
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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Edward Moran: Letters to him regarding The Globe

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9324
Scope and Contents Letters to Edward Moran, sub-editor of 'The Globe' in the 1830s from various Government officers, supplying information for publication in 'The Globe' or contradicting reports already published. A few letters are addressed to J. Gorton, possibly another of The Globe's sub-editors. The Globe was a London evening newspaper founded in 1803 by Christopher Blackett. It merged with the Pall Mall Gazette in 1921. The correspondence has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents,...
Dates: 1832-1834
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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Eighteenth-Century Political and Other Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6342
Scope and Contents Political papers, verses, and other miscellaneous material, 160 folios. (Fo. 1) Three drafts of a memorandum or treatise on political and social reform in France, in French, dated 1780-1783, 1788 and September 1789. The concluding section and index are at fos 82-83. (Fo. 84) Copy of Capitulations agreed between England and Turkey, in Italian, 1675. (Fo. 94) Portions of a treatise on conchology, by an English writer, in Italian. (fo. 143) [Jacques] Montet, 'Observations sur les Castors qu'on...
Dates: 1750 (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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Hardinge Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Hardinge
Scope and Contents The diplomatic letters and papers of Lord Hardinge of Penshurst, accumulated during his years in the Diplomatic Service. They include papers from his many foreign appointments including Constantinople, Tehran, St. Petersburg, and Paris. He served as Viceroy of India 1910-16 and a large amount of correspondence relates to this period. Lord Hardinge also accompanied King Edward VII as Minister in Attendance on His Majesty's journeys abroad. The bulk of the collection consists of original...
Dates: 1880-1922
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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John Acton, 1st Baron Acton: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4607-5021
Scope and Contents 1. Family papers The papers contain material relating to the Actons of Naples: Commodore John Acton, his nephew J.F.E. Acton and H. Acton, a midshipman; material concerning the Dalberg family, particularly the family property on the Rhine, at Herrnsheim; a few manuscripts relating to Lord Granville; and the 1st Lord Acton's personal papers, including those covering his early years, his parliamentary career and interest in Ireland, relations with his family, and the period of his life spent...
Dates: c. 1650 - 1900
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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John Massie: Letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8988
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by Massie on Liberal politics, women's suffrage, biblical studies, and education. Notable correspondents include the politicians Joseph Chamberlain, William Gladstone and Arthur Wellesley Peel, and the suffragist Millicent Fawcett. The correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by name of sender with 'miscellanea' placed at the end of the correspondence. The whole collection has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct...
Dates: 1870-1928 (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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John Ward: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6157
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers of John Ward, including letters from W.E. Gladstone; Charles, 2nd Viscount Canning; Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston; and Sir William Hutt.

Dates: 1815-1885
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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John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough: Political Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271
Scope and Contents Political papers, mostly relating to Churchill's three offices of state: Lord Steward of the Household, 1866-7, with correspondence, accounts and papers relating to Queen Victoria's household; Lord President of the Council, 1867-8, with correspondence between Marlborough and Prime Ministers, Lord Derby and Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Mayo, Duke of Richmond and Queen Victoria, the last mostly confined to times of Privy Council meetings; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1876-80, with correspondence and...
Dates: 1840-1880
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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Louis Lucien Bonaparte: Letters to Alexander John Ellis

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6186
Dates: 1870-1888
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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Papers of Geoffrey Storrs Fry

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9710
Scope and Contents

Personal and family correspondence and papers

Dates: 1796-1959
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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Samuel Colvil: Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6291
Scope and Contents

Copy. 48 folios. On fo. 1: 'I pray do me the favir of sending this book home if you dont like it for if you dont you most not fale reding it for it will plese you'.

Dates: 1750 (Circa. Copy of original fo c. 1681)
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Spencer Perceval: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8713
Scope and Contents The papers provide a most useful insight into the working of both administrations, comprising as they do some of Perceval's most intimate political correspondence both as chancellor of the exchequer under Portland (1807-9) and subsequently as prime minister (1809-12). All the major events of the day are considered, including the scandals surrounding the princess of Wales and the duke of York, the ill-fated military expedition to Walcheren in 1809, George III's recurring mental illness, and...
Dates: 1806-1906 (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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Thomas Walpole: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8708-8712
Scope and Contents Five volumes comprising: papers relating to Thomas Walpole joining the firm of George Clifford and Sons in Amsterdam; marriage contract with Elizabeth Vanneck, 1749; correspondence on political matters including the Duke of Newcastle's administration, the breakdown of relations between Britian and America, the Falkland Islands, the American Declaration of Independence, trade and affairs in the West Indies and the situation in France prior to the Revolution; family correspondence with his...
Dates: 1744-1796
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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William Frend: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7886-7887
Scope and Contents Files of correspondence, including letters from the following people: Rev. Francis Blackburne, father of Mrs. Frend, brother of Mrs. Lindsey, 3 letters. Sir Frances Burdett, 1 note, typed by Miss Antrobus. Edward Clark, geologist and traveller, 3 letters about Cambridge. W. Cogan, mathematician, 1 letter about maths, 1824. Miss M. Cooper, Stoke Newington, regarding local events, 1831. T. Dalby, mathematician. Rev. J. Disney, 1 letter about Frend's impending trial. George Dyer, 1 letter to...
Dates: 1780-1841 (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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William Pitt : correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6958-6959
Dates: 1773-1805 (Copies of originals made circa 1850)
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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William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
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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Baldwin, Stanley, 1867-1947 (1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley and Prime Minister) 2
George, III, 1738-1820 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 2
Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1834-1902 (1st Baron Acton and historian) 1
Acton, Sir John Francis Edward, 1736-1811 (Knight, 6th Baronet and Prime Minister of Naples) 1
Alberoni, Giulio, 1664-1752 (Cardinal) 1
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Bonaparte, Louis Lucien, 1813-1891 (Prince of France and philologist) 1
Burdett, Sir Francis, 1770-1844 (5th Baronet, politician) 1
Canning, Charles John, 1812-1862 (Earl Canning, Governor General of India) 1
Charles, II, 1630-1685 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Churchill, John Winston Spencer, 1822-1883 (7th Duke of Marlborough) 1
Colvil, Samuel, fl.1687-1707 (poet) 1
Cowell, Edward Byles, 1826-1903 (orientalist) 1
Dòˆllinger, Johann Joseph Ignaz von (1799-1890) historian and theologian 1
Edward, VII, 1841-1910 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Ellis, Alexander John, 1814-1890 (phonetician and mathematician) 1
Evans, Marian, 1819-1880 (novelist, pseudonym George Eliot) 1
Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806 (Statesman) 1
Frend, William, 1757-1841 (unitarian reformer and scientific writer) 1
Fry, Sir Geoffrey Storrs, 1888-1960 (1st Baronet and ministerial secretary) 1
George, II, 1683-1760 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
George, IV, 1762-1830 (King of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Gladstone, William Ewart, 1809-1898 (Prime Minister) 1
Gower, Granville George Leveson-, 1815-1891 (2nd Earl Granville, statesman) 1
Great Britain Houses of Parliament 1
Hardinge, Lord Charles, 1858-1944 (1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst) 1
Harley, Edward, ? 1699-1755 (3rd Earl of Oxford, Earl of Mortimer and Baron Harley of Wigmore) 1
Hutt, Sir William, 1801-1882 (Knight, politician) 1
Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891 (MP and historian) 1
Lasaulx, Ernst von, 1805-1861 (German classicist and philosopher) 1
Law, Andrew Bonar, 1858-1923 (businessman and Prime Minister) 1
Malthus, Thomas Robert, 1766-1834 (political economist) 1
Marchant, Sir Denis le, 1795-1874 (1st Baronet and politician) 1
Massie, John, 1842-1925 (biblical scholar) 1
Mcculloch, John Ramsay, 1789-1864 (statistician and economist) 1
Mill, James, 1773-1836 (philosopher) 1
Moore, John, 1729-1802 (physician and writer) 1
Moran, Edward, d 1852 (anthologist and journalist) 1
Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890 (Cardinal) 1
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, 1828-1897 (novelist and biographer) 1
Paoli, Pasquale Di, 1725-1807 (Corsican patriot) 1
Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812 (Prime Minister) 1
Pitt, John, 1756-1835 (2nd Earl of Chatham, army officer) 1
Pitt, William, 1759-1806 (Prime Minister) 1
Ricardo, David, 1772-1823 (MP and economist) 1
Rice, Thomas Spring-, 1790-1866 (1st Baron Monteagle, statesman) 1
Romaine, William Govett, 1815-1893 (lawyer and civil servant) 1
Russell, John, 1792-1878 (1st Earl Russell, prime minister and author) 1
Smith, William, 1756-1835 (MP) 1
Temple, Henry John, 1784-1865 (3rd Viscount Palmerston and Prime Minister) 1
Tennyson, Alfred, 1809-1892 (1st Baron Tennyson, poet) 1
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 (novelist) 1
Victoria, 1819-1901 (Queen of Great Britain and Ireland) 1
Walpole, Robert, 1676-1745 (1st Earl of Orford, statesman) 1
Walpole, Thomas, 1727-1803 (MP, merchant and banker) 1
Ward, John, 1805-1890 (diplomat) 1
Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 (politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist) 1
Wolff, Sir Henry Drummond Charles, 1830-1908 (Knight, politician and diplomat) 1
Young, George Malcolm, 1882-1959 (historian) 1
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