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Canning, George (1770-1827), statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Stratford de Redclffe (Also known as)
  • Redcliffe (Also known as)
Surname: Canning
Forenames: George
Gender: Male
Date: 1770-1827
History: Treasurer of the Navy 1804-1806; Foreign Secretary 1807-1809; Ambassador Extraordinary to Portugal 1814; President of India Board 1816-1821 and Governor-General of India 1822. Foreign Secretary 1822-1827. Prime Minister Apr-Aug 1827.
Biography: ODNB link for Canning, George (1770-1827), statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274826 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P145970 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for George Canning
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
Canning, George
2
1787-1827: political corresp, diaries and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 9205 Canning

See Annual Return 2015
3
1798-1827: corresp and papers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
See West Yorkshire Archive Service Annual Report 1996
4
c1812-30: corresp and papers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 23599

See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
5
1824-27: papers rel to Spain and Greece
The National Archives
6
1819-20: journals (3 vols) of tours in Europe written by GR Chinnery
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1791-1827: misc political and diplomatic corresp
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
NRA 22709
8
1814-29: corresp and papers as MP for Liverpool
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
9
1807-1825: copy letterbooks and despatches
Harewood House Trust
10
1822-27: corresp with Sir William A'Court
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1793-1822: letters to WP Amherst
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 28585
12
1807-27: corresp with Sir Charles Bagot
Collection held privately: enquiries to Cumbria Record Office, Kendal
NRA 6234 Bagot
13
1808-27: corresp with Lord Bathurst
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20952

See HMC Bathurst MSS
14
c1809-25: corresp with 3rd Baron Berwick
Shropshire Archives
NRA 26124 Noel-Hill
15
1809-27: corresp with Lord Binning
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10114 Hamilton

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [6c]
16
1792-1827: letters to E Bootle-Wilbraham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1816-27: letters (9) to John Bowring
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20033
18
1823-25: corresp with Stratford Canning
The National Archives
19
1807-15: corresp with Lord Castlereagh
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 12865 Stewart
20
letters from Lord Castlereagh
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
21
1824-27: letters to Lord Clanricarde
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 16182 De Burgh
22
1824-27: corresp with Lord Cowley
The National Archives
23
1808-10: letters to Comte Louis D'Antraigues
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
24
1824-27: letters to Duke of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
25
1807-08: letters to 2nd Earl of Donoughmore
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 22331 Hely-Hutchinson
26
letters to Drinkwater family of Kirby, Isle of Man
Manx National Heritage Library & Archives
See Annual Return 1997
27
1800-26: corresp with J Hookham Frere
British Library, Manuscript Collections
28
letters to George III
Royal Archives
See Later Correspondence of George III, ed AAspinall, 5 vols 1962-70
29
1812-23: corresp with Sir John Gladstone (363 items)
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
30
letters to Sir James Willoughby Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1823-27: corresp with Sir Robert Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
32
1795-1805: letters to Lord Grenville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1798-1827: corresp with Lord Grenville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1802-04: letters to Thomas Grenville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
35
1789-1827: corresp with 1st Earl Granville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Former ref PRO30/29
36
1800-10: letters (41) to James Harris, 1st Earl of Malmesbury
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 6589 Harris
37
1799-1826: letters to Lord and Lady Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
38
letters to Lord Hatherton
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 4022 Littleton

See HMC [4] Fifth report appendix
39
1798-1827: corresp with Lord Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
40
1808-19: letters to Sir Alexander Hope
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10172 Hope

See NRA(S)1021
41
1801-27: corresp with William Huskisson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
42
corresp with Thomas Lawrence
Royal Academy of Arts
NRA 14837 Royal Academy
43
1797-1827: corresp with Earls of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
44
1798-1827: letters to 2nd Earl of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 21672
45
1806: corresp with Lord Lowther
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 17777 Lowther

See HMC [33] Lonsdale MSS
46
1822-27: corresp with Lord Melbourne
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 23026
47
1797-1810: corresp with Lord Melville
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas
48
1789-1826: corresp with Lord Morley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 4148
49
1798-1808: corresp with Sir Arthur Paget
British Library, Manuscript Collections
50
1822-27: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
51
1808-10: corresp with Spencer Perceval
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 8587 Holland

See HMC corresp file - Holland, David
52
1809-10: corresp with Spencer Perceval
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 34187
53
1809: corresp with Spencer Perceval (copies)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
54
corresp with William Pitt
The National Archives
55
1801-27: letters to William Pitt etc
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
56
1825-27: letters to Viscount Ponsonby
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
57
1806-27: corresp with Duke of Portland
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
58
1787-1820: letters to HJ Richman
Sydney University Library
See HMC Prime ministers papers 1801-1902, 1968
59
1802-15: corresp with George Rose
British Library, Manuscript Collections
60
1822-23: letters to Sir George Henry Rose
British Library, Manuscript Collections
61
1822-23: corresp with Sir George Henry Rose
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
62
1808-10: letters to Lord St Helens
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 4879 FitzHerbert
63
1806-27: corresp with Sir Walter Scott
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
64
1800: corresp with Lord Sidmouth
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8747 Addington
65
1803-24: corresp with Sir John Sinclair
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10552
66
1792-1827: letters to Lord Skelmersdale
British Library, Manuscript Collections
67
1822-25: corresp with Lord Strangford
University of Southampton Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
68
1822-24: letters to Lord Stuart De Rothesay
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
69
1798-99: corresp with 3rd Baron Talbot of Malahide
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 29936
70
1799-1814: letters to half-sister, Mary Thompson
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 19412 Leeds AD misc
71
1815-27: letters to Sir Charles Vaughan
Oxford University: All Souls College
NRA 10564 Vaughan
72
1798-1826: corresp with Lord Wellesley (251 items)
The Morgan Library
See NUC MS 84-2140
73
1799-1827: corresp with Lord Wellesley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
74
1813: letters to Lord Wharncliffe
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1077
75
1796-1826: corresp with William Wickham
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 550 Wickham
76
1811-26: letters to William Wilberforce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
77
1822-27: letters to Sir RJ Wilmot-Horton
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 27876 Wilmot-Horton
78
1797-1807: corresp with William Windham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
79
1791-1822: misc papers (82 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
80
misc letters
Liverpool Record Office
See Accessions to repositories 1967
81
1814-24: letters received (99 items)
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 17048 Liverpool Parl
82
1788-1817: letters to his cousin Elizabeth
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
See Accessions to repositories 1978
83
1797-1827: misc letters (17 items)
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980, p84
84
1813-20: corresp rel to East India Co
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27534

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