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Wellesley, Arthur (1769-1852) 1st Duke of Wellington, Field Marshal, statesman

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Surname: Wellesley
Forenames: Arthur
Gender: Male
Date: 1769-1852
Title: 1st Duke of Wellington
Biography: ODNB link for Wellesley, Arthur (1769-1852) 1st Duke of Wellington, Field Marshal, statesman
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P130993 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P30097 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Arthur Wellesley
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1790-1852: political, military and official papers
University of Southampton Library
NRA 20085

See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
2
1815: Waterloo Despatch
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
1807-52: political corresp
University of Southampton Library
NRA 35038
4
1815-50: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
personal, family, legal and estate papers,
Stratfield Saye House
NRA 1286 Wellesley
6
1799-1831: corresp and papers rel to India
British Library: Asian and African Studies
7
1800: copies of letters to civil and military officers in Madras (1 vol)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1809-14: letters, papers and despatches
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1801-05: letter book of corresp with Residents at Poona
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27481
10
1801-05: letters (14) from various individuals (1 vol)
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
See Catalogue of MSS, series B, p73
11
manuscripts
Walmer Castle
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
12
1809-1853: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
13
1815-46: corresp with 4th Earl of Aberdeen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1828: corresp with 1st Marquess of Anglesey
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 10 Paget
15
1828-45: corresp with 1st Marquess of Anglesey
Collection held privately: enquiries to Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 10 Paget
16
1832-48: letters (14) to Lord Ashburton
Baring Archive
NRA 30566 Baring Bros
17
1813-33: corresp with 3rd Earl Bathurst
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20952

See HMC [76] Bathurst MSS
18
1847: letters from GWP Bentinck and (undated) to Sir Alexander George Woodford
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 26325 Newdegate
19
1809-28: corresp with Lord William Bentinck
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
20
1810-11: corresp with Viscount Beresford
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1809-12: letters (39) to Viscount Beresford
Huntington Library
See Guide, pp362-63
22
1810-13: letters (11) to Viscount Beresford
North Yorkshire County Record Office
See Guide no 1 1985
23
1829-30: corresp with Lord John De La Poer Beresford
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 19564 Beresford
24
1810: corresp with Vice Admiral Berkeley rel to naval and military co-operation
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1834: letters to William Draper Best, 1st Baron Wynford
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1800-44: letters (6) to General Lord De Blaquiere
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
27
1843: military corresp with Sir Edward Blakeney and others
McGill University Archives
NRA 5379 Hardinge
28
1833-51: corresp with 1st Baron Brougham
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See HMC Prime ministers papers 1801-1902, 1968
29
1832-45: letters to 5th Duke of Buccleuch, Lord and Lady Montagu
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10169 Douglas-Home
30
1795-1845: corresp with 1st and 2nd Marquesses Camden
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8410
31
1814-27: corresp with George Canning
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 9205 Canning
32
1805-21: corresp with Viscount Castlereagh
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 12865 Stewart
33
1821-54: corresp with 1st and 2nd Earls Cathcart and with Sir George Cathcart,
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 3946
34
letters to 2nd Earl of Clare and his mother
Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives
See HMC Prime ministers papers 1801-1902, 1968
35
1811-37: letters (39) to Sir Henry Clinton
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See HMC Prime ministers papers 1801-1902, 1968
36
1810-46: military and personal corresp with Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole and Lady Frances Cole
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 39457 Cole
37
c1830-40: personal corresp with Christopher Collins, confidential servant, and related papers
University of Southampton Library
NRA 35038
38
1801-16: corresp with Sir John Malcolm (1769-1833)
University of Southampton Library
See Annual return 2001
39
1810-46: letters to Sir Charles Colville and Viscount Colville
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10112
40
c1817-38: letters to 1st Marquess of Conyngham, his wife and 2nd Marquess
Collection held privately: enquiries to Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 6509 Conyngham
41
1798-1841: corresp with 1st Baron Cottesloe, with related papers
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 15283 Fremantle
42
1810: letters (copies) from 1st Baron Cowley (1 vol)
The National Archives
43
1832-52: letters to JW Croker
British Library, Manuscript Collections
44
1822-48: corresp with Duke of Cumberland
Niedersachsisches Hauptstaatsarchiv in Hannover
NRA 28404 Ernest Augustus
45
1822-51: corresp with 9th and 11th Earls and Marquess of Dalhousie
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 17164

See NRA(S)0805
46
1835-52: corresp with Earl de Grey
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
NRA 6283 Wrest Park
47
1838-52: corresp with 14th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20084
48
1825-48: letters (10) to the Drummond family
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 14022 Drummond

See See HMC File: Drummond, Walden
49
letters to Helen, Countess of Dufferin
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
See Report,1954-59, p41
50
1810-14: corresp (copies) with Sir Benjamin D'Urban
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 23422 D'Urban
51
c1829-52: corresp with Thomas Edmonston
Shetland Museum and Archives
NRA 13501
52
1820-37: letters to 1st Earl of Eldon
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 24582 Scott
53
1828-30: corresp with 1st Earl of Ellenborough
The National Archives
54
1835-52: corresp with 1st Earl of Ellenborough
The National Archives
55
letters to Cuthbert Ellison
Surrey History Centre
NRA 777
56
1827-48: letters (207) to Tower Major JH Erlington
Huntington Library
See Guide, pp362-63
57
1799-1849: corresp with Maurice Fitzgerald
Collection held privately: enquiries to Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 29433 FitzGerald
58
1798-1841: papers and corresp with Sir WH Fremantle
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 15283 Fremantle
59
1837-46: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
60
1827-28: letters (24) to Viscount Goderich,
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 1 Hobart-Hampden
61
1825-46: corresp with Viscount Goderich
British Library, Manuscript Collections
62
c1804-09: corresp with Sir James Willoughby Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
63
1819-50: letters to Henry Goulburn, with related papers
Surrey History Centre
NRA 777
64
1839-1850: corresp with Sir James Graham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 2634 Graham

See Annual return 1994
65
1826-34: corresp with 1st Earl Granville,
The National Archives
66
1806-16: letters to Lord Grenville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
67
letters (35) to Grenville family
Huntington Library
See Guide, p172
68
1829-41: letters (72) to AF Greville
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [42a]
69
1839-52: corresp (191 items) with 3rd Earl Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
70
1833-43: corresp with Colonel John Gurwood, editor of his Dispatches
University of Southampton Library
NRA 35038
71
1837-50: corresp with GW Hall and Francis Jeune
Oxford University: Pembroke College Archives
NRA 29439 Oxford Univ Pembroke
72
1834-37: letters to RD Hampden
Oxford University: Oriel College Archives
See HMC Papers of British churchmen 1780-1940, 1987
73
1823-55: letters (60) to 1st Viscount Hardinge
McGill University Archives
NRA 7539 Hardinge
74
1842-48: corresp with 1st Viscount Hardinge and others mainly rel to Ireland
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 5379 Hardinge
75
1809-39: letters (13) to 1st Earl of Harrowby etc
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
76
1850-52: letters to Harriet and Elizabeth Frances Hatton
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 39457 Cole
77
1812-52: corresp with John Charles Herries
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 4798
78
1817: letters to Colonel Hervey
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
NRA 12923 Dukes Leeds
79
c1813-52: letters to Sir John Hill
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 44729
80
1808-40: corresp with Sir Rowland Hill
British Library, Manuscript Collections
81
1838: corresp with William Holmes rel to Wellington's health
University of Southampton Library
See Annual Return 1996
82
1812-45: corresp with Sir Alexander Hope and GW Hope
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10172 Hope

See NRA(S)1021
83
1813-14: letters to 4th Earl of Hopetoun
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 17684 Hope
84
1818-47: corresp with John Robert Hume
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
85
1810-28: corresp with W Huskisson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
86
1821-49: letters to Sarah, Countess of Jersey
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 935
87
1824-30: letters to Sir Andrew Leith-Hay
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10212 Leith-Hay

See NRA(S)0132
88
1814-34: corresp with Prince Lieven
British Library, Manuscript Collections
89
1807-45: letters to Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 21672
90
1807-40: letters to Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
91
1815-39: letters to William and Louisa Lloyd
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 30036 Aston Hall
92
c1822-52: corresp with 3rd Marquess of Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 12865 Stewart
93
1809-50: corresp with 3rd Marquess of Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
94
1829: letters to 1st Earl of Lonsdale
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther
95
1830-46: letters (11) mainly to Lord Lyndhurst
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 20697 Copley
96
1810-38: corresp with 1st Baron Lynedoch
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
97
1834-39: letters (10) to Sir John and Lady Macdonald
Baring Archive
NRA 11212 Baring
98
1812-46: corresp with Frederick Maitland, with other copy corresp
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 23388 Maitland
99
c1815-23: corresp with 3rd Viscount Melbourne
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 23026
100
1824-38: letters to 2nd Viscount Melville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
101
1808-30: letters to 2nd Viscount Melville
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas
102
1807-17: corresp with Lord Mornington
Gwent Archives
NRA 28994
103
1800-04: letters (24) to Sir Thomas Munro
British Library, Manuscript Collections
104
1799-1803: letters to Sir Thomas Munro
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27541
105
1808-39: letters to Sir George Murray
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
106
1824-45: corresp with Sir George Murray
The National Archives
107
1825-48: corresp with Sir William Napier, with other copy corresp
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 13979 Napier
108
1825-45: corresp with 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
109
1809, 1832-52: letters mainly to the North family
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 837 North
110
1824-46: letters to Duchess of Northumberland
Flintshire Record Office
NRA 26972 Peel
111
1820-41: corresp with 3rd Viscount Palmerston
University of Southampton Library
NRA 12889
112
1822-46: letters (8 vols) to Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
113
letters to Henry Phillpotts
Exeter Cathedral Library and Archives
NRA 25909 Phillpotts
114
corresp with Earl of Powis
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 20151 Herbert
115
1815-52: corresp with Lord Raglan
Gwent Archives
NRA 28994
116
1837-51: corresp (48 items) with 1st Earl of Redesdale
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 23794 Freeman-Mitford
117
1807-29: corresp with 4th Duke of Richmond:
National Library of Ireland
118
1832-42: letters (16) to 5th Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
119
1814-52: corresp with Lord John Russell
The National Archives
120
1850-52: letters to Marchioness of Salisbury
Hatfield House Library and Archives
See A Great Man's Friendship, ed Lady Burghclere, 1927
121
c1800-04: letters (1 vol) to James George Scott
British Library: Asian and African Studies
122
1819-33: letters (19) to 1st Viscount Sidmouth:
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See HMC Prime ministers papers 1801-1902, 1968
123
1830-51: corresp with 5th Earl of Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
124
1836-51: letters (84) to Emily, Countess of Stanhope
Lincolnshire Archives
NRA 6329
125
1802-3: letters (21) mainly to Lt-General James Stuart
Cleveland Public Library
NRA 26059 White
126
1815-22: corresp with Baron Stuart De Rothesay:
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
127
1844-48: letters (30) to Benjamin Symons
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 10089 Symons
128
1828-30: corresp (13 items) with George Tierney and his father
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 14626 Tierney
129
letters to Lord Tweeddale
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27520
130
1838-40: letters to David Urquhart
Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections
NRA 11691 Urquhart
131
1799-1801: corresp with Alexander Walker
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
132
1841-52: letters to James Walker re Dover harbour
Institution of Civil Engineers
NRA 16921 Civil Engineers
133
c1828-48: letters to Lady Wellesley
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
NRA 12923 Dukes Leeds
134
1799-1842: corresp with Marquess Wellesley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
135
1831-44: corresp with 1st Baron Wharncliffe
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1077
136
1829-35: letters (10) to Sir David Wilkie
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual report 1981-82 p52
137
1823-29: letters to Sir RJ Wilmot-Horton
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 27876 Wilmot-Horton
138
1821-41: corresp with BD Wyatt rel to Apsley House
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38891 V & A Museum
139
1840-44: corresp (c100 items) with Rev Philip Wynter
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 27382
140
1808-18: letters to Charles Yorke
Cornwall Record Office
NRA 5235 Cornwall RO misc
141
corresp rel to Tralee Borough
Unknown location
NRA 478 Rowan
142
1832-38: letters on Hants Lieutenancy matters
Unknown location
NRA 433 Pollen
143
1809-14: copies of Peninsula and Waterloo despatches
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
NRA 41001 Bunbury
144
1809-14: letters, papers and despatches from Peninsular War (1 vol)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
145
1820-48: misc corresp
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
NRA 24153 Wellesley
146
1810-11: corresp rel to Cadiz
Badminton Muniments
NRA 6282 Somerset
147
1806-50: misc letters (18)
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See HMC visit, JRS 1992
148
1810-47: letters (20) on Scottish garrisons and the Peninsular War
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1975
149
1808-51: political and military letters
McGill University Archives
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
150
1899: letter rel to pensions
British Library: Asian and African Studies

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