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Cairns, Hugh McCalmont (1819-1885) 1st Earl Cairns, Lord Chancellor

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Surname: Cairns
Forenames: Hugh McCalmont
Gender: Male
Date: 1819-1885
Title: 1st Earl Cairns
History: Barrister & statesman. Barrister of the Middle Temple 1844. MP for Belfast 1852 (Conservative). Attorney-General & Lord Justice of Appeal 1866. Lord Chancellor 1868 & 1874-1880. Leader of Conservative opposition in Lords 1868-1874. Earl Cairns 1878.
Biography: ODNB link for Cairns, Hugh McCalmont (1819-1885) 1st Earl Cairns, Lord Chancellor
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275466 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P154496 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Hugh McCalmont Cairns
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1856-1885: Hugh McCalmont Cairns, 1st Earl: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
2
1854-1885: corresp
The National Archives
3
1858-85: corresp with Lord Carnarvon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
1868-78: letters to Lord Cranbrook
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
NRA 1182 Gathorne-Hardy
5
1874-84: corresp with Lord Cross
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1875-77: corresp with Lord Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
7
1854-81: letters to Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
8
1869-80: corresp with Lord Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
9
1870-82: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
10
1859-69: corresp with Lord Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
11
1868-85: letters to Sir Stafford Northcote
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 5873
12
1867-84: letters (130) to Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
13
1870-82: corresp with Lord Selborne
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 11918
14
1869-79: corresp with AC Tait
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 8476 Tait

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