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Perceval, Spencer (1762-1812), statesman

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Surname: Perceval
Forenames: Spencer
Gender: Male
Date: 1762-1812
History: Prime Minister, 4 Oct 1809-11 May 1812. Also Chancellor of the Exchequer from March 1807. Assassinated in the lobby of the House of Commons by a bankrupt who had a grievance against the government.
Biography: ODNB link for Perceval, Spencer (1762-1812), statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275655 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P137196 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Spencer Perceval
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1951: Spencer Perceval papers: passed into private custody
The National Archives, Kew
2
1804-1812: R v. John Bellingham, Liverpool merchant. The murder of Spencer Perceval, prime...
The National Archives, Kew
3
1812 May 12: Assassination of Spencer Perceval.
The National Archives, Kew
4
1783-1812: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 5231
5
1809-12: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1806-12: corresp and papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 34187
7
1802-12: corresp and papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 8587 Holland

See HMC corresp file - Holland, David
8
1802: papers
Parliamentary Archives
9
1811-12: letters to William Adam
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 9954 Adam
10
1808-12: letters to Lord Bathurst
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20952

See HMC [76] Bathurst MSS
11
1807-12: letters to George Canning
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 9205 Canning
12
1809: corresp with George Canning and Lord Portland (copies)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
13
1809-10: corresp with Lord Castlereagh
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 12865 Stewart
14
1790-1809: letters to AB Drummond
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 14022 Drummond

See See HMC File: Drummond, Walden
15
c1801-12: letters to Lord Eldon
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 24582 Scott
16
1811: corresp with John Foster
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 6701 Skeffington
17
letters to George III
Royal Archives
See Later Correspondence of George III, ed AAspinall, 5 vols 1962-70
18
1807-11: corresp with Sir James Willoughby Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1804-12: corresp with Lord Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
20
1804-10: corresp with Sir Alexander Hope
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10172 Hope

See NRA(S)1021
21
1807-09: corresp with Lord Melville
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10188 Dundas
22
1809: corresp with Lord Melville (copies)
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 11637
23
letters to 1st Baron Newborough
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 37118
24
corresp with 11th Earl of Pembroke
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 22080 Herbert
25
1804-05: letters to William Pitt
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
26
letters to William Pitt and Lord Chatham
The National Archives
27
1802-09: corresp with Lord Redesdale
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 23794 Freeman-Mitford
28
1807: letters to Charles Richard Vaughan
Oxford University: All Souls College
NRA 10564 Vaughan
29
1809-12: corresp with Lord Wellesley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1803-12: corresp with CP Yorke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1799-1812: misc letters and papers (11 items)
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See HMC visit, JRS 1992
32
1809-11: (copies) letters (10) as Prime Minister to various correspondents incl JW Croker and Sir Henry Phipps
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1802-1833: papers incl corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2009
34
1798, 1812: letter rel to Belsize manor; inquest papers on his death
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room
35
c1700-1800: papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2016

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