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Pitt, William (1708-1778) 1st Earl of Chatham, statesman

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Surname: Pitt
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1708-1778
Title: 1st Earl of Chatham
Biography: ODNB link for Pitt, William (1708-1778) 1st Earl of Chatham, statesman
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P139374 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P22977 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Pitt
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers (100 vols)
The National Archives
2
corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
letters and papers
The National Archives
NRA 6139
4
corresp and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
5
1760-61: corresp (copies) with Lord Bristol, Duc de Choiseul and Hans Stanley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1758: (18 items) corresp from Lord Anson
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
7
letters to James Abercromby
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
8
1758-59: letters to Sir Jeffery Amherst
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 15261
9
corresp with James Boswell
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 22146 Boswell
10
1773-77: letters to Lord Bridport
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
corresp with Lord Bute
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
12
1778: letters and papers to Lord Bute
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1746-72: corresp with John Calcraft
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1756-63: letters to Duke of Devonshire
Chatsworth House
NRA 20594 Cavendish
15
1762-77: letters to Duke of Grafton, George III, Thomas Walpole
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
NRA 2567 Fitzroy
16
1747-74: letters to George Grenville and Lord Temple (microfilm)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1754-63: corresp with Lord Hardwicke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1755-61: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1758: (38 items) corresp from Richard Howe
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
20
1773-77: letters to Admiral Hood
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
c1729-78: corresp with Duke of Newcastle and Lord Northington
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
22
1747-65: corresp with Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
1747-57: letters (19) to John Pitt
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
24
1719-78: corresp with Thomas Pitt etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1764-78: corresp with 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1083 Wentworth Woodhouse
26
1765-83: letters from him and his wife to Lord Shelburne
Collection held privately: enquiries to Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 37645 Petty
27
1770-94: corresp with 1st Viscount Sidmouth
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8747 Addington
28
1759-63: letters to DR Warburton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
29
misc corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
misc corresp (50 items)
University of Pittsburg Libraries
See NUC MS 69-1745
31
1755: accounts (2 rolls) as Paymaster General
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
See BIHR XXIII (1950) p114
32
1750-72: letters (11)
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See Guide 1978 p112

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