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

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Alternative name(s):
  • Chatham (Also known as)
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
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275407 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P139374 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Pitt
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1667-1946: Sir Edward O'Bryen Hoare, 7th Baronet: Collection of Papers relating to 1st Earl of Chatham and his son, William Pitt
The National Archives, Kew
2
George II - George III: William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
3
corresp and papers (100 vols)
The National Archives
4
corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
letters and papers
The National Archives
NRA 6139
6
corresp and papers
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
7
1760-61: corresp (copies) with Lord Bristol, Duc de Choiseul and Hans Stanley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
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)
9
letters to James Abercromby
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
10
1758-59: letters to Sir Jeffery Amherst
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 15261
11
corresp with James Boswell
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 22146 Boswell
12
1773-77: letters to Lord Bridport
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
corresp with Lord Bute
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
14
1778: letters and papers to Lord Bute
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1746-72: corresp with John Calcraft
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1756-63: letters to Duke of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
17
1762-77: letters to Duke of Grafton, George III, Thomas Walpole
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
NRA 2567 Fitzroy
18
1747-74: letters to George Grenville and Lord Temple (microfilm)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1754-63: corresp with Lord Hardwicke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1755-61: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
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)
22
1773-77: letters to Admiral Hood
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
c1729-78: corresp with Duke of Newcastle and Lord Northington
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
24
1747-65: corresp with Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1747-57: letters (19) to John Pitt
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
26
1719-78: corresp with Thomas Pitt etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
27
1764-78: corresp with 2nd Marquess of Rockingham
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 1083 Wentworth Woodhouse
28
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
29
1770-94: corresp with 1st Viscount Sidmouth
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8747 Addington
30
1759-63: letters to DR Warburton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
misc corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
32
misc corresp (50 items)
University of Pittsburg Libraries
See NUC MS 69-1745
33
1755: accounts (2 rolls) as Paymaster General
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
See BIHR XXIII (1950) p114
34
1750-72: letters (11)
University of Michigan: William L Clements Library
See Guide 1978 p112

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