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Brownrigg, Sir Robert, (1759-1833), Knight, 1st Baronet General Governor of Ceylon

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Surname: Brownrigg
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1759-1833
Title: Knight
History: General Sir Robert Brownrigg: Military Secretary to the Commander in Chief, 1795-1803; Quartermaster General, 1803-1811; and Governor of Ceylon, 1811-1820.
Biography: ODNB link for Brownrigg, Sir Robert (1759-1833) 1st Baronet General Governor of Ceylon
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275581 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P135073 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1792-1820: War Office: General Sir Robert Brownrigg, Military Secretary to Commander in Chief, Quartermaster General and Governor of Ceylon (Sri Lanka): Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1792-1820: letterbooks and papers
The National Archives
See HMC Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1900, 1986
1803-11: papers as Quartermaster-General
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 18641 Nat Army Mus misc
1796-97: corresp with Earl of Chichester
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1811-17: corresp with Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 6238 Giffard
1795-99: corresp with 1st Earl Grey
Durham University Library and Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
1809: corresp with Sir J W Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1796-1810: letters to Lord Hardwicke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1813-19: letters to Lord Hastings
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
1809-10: letters to Sir John Hope
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 17684 Hope
1800-20: corresp with William Huskisson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1798-1811: corresp with Lords Melville
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas
1812: corresp with Earl of Minto
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10476 Minto
letters (32) to Sir James Murray-Pulteney
The Morgan Library
NRA 30863 Murray-Pulteney
corresp with Sir George Nugent
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 20793 Nugent
1798-1804: corresp with Richard Vyse
Buckinghamshire Archives
NRA 7840 Howard-Vyse