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 Fonds

The Papers of Patrick George Buchan-Hepburn, 1st Baron Hailes of Prestonkirk

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Lord Hailes as Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief of the Federation of the West Indies, 1958-1962, showing, in fascinating detail, the working out of this experiment in federation. There are numerous papers relating to Lord Hailes's long tenure of office as Assistant, Deputy Chief, and finally Chief, Whip and these include many letters from his fellow Conservatives showing the high esteem in which they held him.Amongst the...
Dates: 1928 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.
 Fonds

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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