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Blathwayt, William (1649-1717), statesman and civil servant

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Surname: Blathwayt
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: ?1649-1717
History: Secretary-at-War, 1683-1704. Secretary of State with William III in Flanders.
Biography: ODNB link for Blathwayt, William (? 1649-1717), statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275944 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P130634 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Blathwayt
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1695-1697: Adam Cardonnel, William Blathwayt, George Stepney, `Mr Hill', etc
The National Archives, Kew
2
1695 Aug 08: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: the French have left Brussels after...
The National Archives, Kew
3
1695 Aug 08: William Blathwayt To Dr. Fairfax informing him of the king's approval of the...
The National Archives, Kew
4
1695 Sep 05: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: it has been impossible to send...
The National Archives, Kew
5
1695 Oct 08: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: Sir George Rooke's squadron may...
The National Archives, Kew
6
1695 Jun 10: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: no news other than that the affair...
The National Archives, Kew
7
1695 Jun 10: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: no news other than that the affair...
The National Archives, Kew
8
1697 Jul 31: William Blathwayt [to Lord Harrington, secretary of state]: the essential transactions...
The National Archives, Kew
9
1697 Jul 22: William Blathwayt [to Lord Harrington, secretary of state]: meetings between Lord...
The National Archives, Kew
10
1697 Jun 17: William Blathwayt [to Lord Harrington, secretary of state]: he is pleased to learn of...
The National Archives, Kew
11
1695 Sep 16: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: loss of correspondence. Mr. Yard's...
The National Archives, Kew
12
1695 Aug 08: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state] regarding Lord Pagett's new...
The National Archives, Kew
13
1695 Aug 05: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: a letter from de Villeroi regarding...
The National Archives, Kew
14
1695 Aug 01: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: assault on Namur is imminent. He...
The National Archives, Kew
15
1695 Jul 20: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: success of the last attack, but...
The National Archives, Kew
16
1695 Jul 18: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: the death by cannon-shot before...
The National Archives, Kew
17
1695 Jul 15: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: disadvantages of using packet boats...
The National Archives, Kew
18
1695 Jul 11: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: Lady Walgrave at fault. He is...
The National Archives, Kew
19
1695 Jul 04: William Blathwayt [to the under secretary of state]: good progress of the siege. Hill...
The National Archives, Kew
20
corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1668-1703: corresp and papers (12 boxes, c1000 items)
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 38863
22
1680-1717: letter books (3 vols)
The National Archives
23
1661-1716: corresp and papers mainly rel to naval affairs
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
24
1691-99: diplomatic and other corresp and papers (6 vols)
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7628 Cavendish-Bentinck
25
1692-95: diplomatic corresp
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
26
1672-82: diplomatic papers (14ff)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
27
1662-1717: corresp and papers
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 9217 Blathwayt
28
1668-1700: misc corresp and papers
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 16987
29
corresp and papers rel to American affairs
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
See HMC Blathwayt corresp file
30
1674-1715: corresp and papers rel to American and W Indian affairs (2568 items)
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation: John D Rockefeller Jr Library
See Guide 1969 no 9; NUC MS 60-918
31
1680-1709: corresp and papers
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
32
1676-1703: corresp and papers rel to Denmark (5 vols)
Danish National Archives (Rigsarkivet)
See HMC Blathwayt corresp file
33
1692-1703: corresp (165 items)
Boston Public Library
See NUC MS 65-1760
34
1697: letters (5) to Lord Bridgwater
Huntington Library
NRA 24601 Egerton (Bridgwater)
35
corresp with George Clarke
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 20080
36
1693-95: letters (5) to Lord Cutts
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC 52 Frankland-Russell-Astley
37
1691-1701: letters to John Ellis etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
1702: corresp with Thomas Erle
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 1075
39
1694-97: letters from Sir Thomas Frankland (1 vol)
The Postal Museum
See Guide to Post Office Archives, 1986
40
1697-1703: letters from Duke of Marlborough with draft replies
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual report 1991-92
41
1692: corresp with Lord Nottingham
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for
NRA 9845 Finch

See HMC Finch MSS iv
42
1681-1705: letters to Edmund Poley
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 38864
43
1693-99: corresp with Matthew Prior
Longleat House
See HMC [58] Bath MSS iii
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1694-98: letters from Matthew Prior
British Library, Manuscript Collections
45
1696-97: letters from Lord Ranelagh (1 vol)
Harvard University Business School: Baker Library
See Manuscripts in the Baker Library 1978 p280
46
1701: letters (13) to Laurence Hyde, 1st earl of Rochester
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
47
1683-1704: corresp with Sir Paul Rycaut (c230 items)
Princeton University Library
48
corresp with Duke of Shrewsbury
Northamptonshire Archives
See HMC Buccleuch (Montagu House) MSS ii
49
1692-1702: corresp with Alexander Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
50
1692-95: corresp with George Stepney
The National Archives
51
corresp with Major-General Stewart
National University of Ireland, Cork: Boole Library
52
1693: letters (6) to Sir John Trenchard
Dorset History Centre
NRA 11160
53
1686-97: corresp with Sir William Trumbull
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Downshire MSS i
54
1697-1701: corresp with James Vernon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
55
1676-1704: (copies) those letters and papers exported from the United Kingdom 1970
British Library, Manuscript Collections
56
c1688-1704: (copy) further exported corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
57
1660-1709: corresp, personal papers
Huntington Library

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