Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds: Papers

PRO 30/32
Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds: Papers

By far the greater part of this collection consists of certain official records of the administration, as Lord High Treasurer (from June 1673 until March 1679), of Sir Thomas Osborne, bart, later Viscount Latimer and Earl of Danby, and subsequently first Marquis of Carmarthen and first Duke of Leeds.

A few other items may be related to his tenure of office as Joint Treasurer, and later Treasurer, of the Navy (from 1668 until 1673). There is also a volume containing his household accounts, at Wallinford House, Westminster, in 1677; and occasional estate accounts of himself and his successors, from 1681 to 1717.

Separated Material:
Other family papers of the Dukes of Leeds were acquired by the British Museum in 1869, where they form Additional Manuscripts 28040-28095.
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Sir Thomas Osborne, 1st Duke of Leeds, 1631-1712
Physical description:
56 bundles and volumes
Immediate source of acquisition:
, in 1905
George Godolphin Osborne, 10th Duke of Leeds
Custodial history:
The documents were purchased by the state from the eleventh Duke in August 1929.
Publication note:
Many of these documents appear in Calendar of Treasury Books, HMSO, London.

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