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Stanhope, Philip Dormer (1694-1773) 4th Earl of Chesterfield, statesman

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  • Chesterfield, 4th Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Stanhope
Forenames: Philip Dormer
Gender: Male
Date: 1694-1773
Title: 4th Earl of Chesterfield
History: Statesman, wit and letter-writer. MP for St Germans 1715-22 and for Lostwithiel 1722-25. Ambassador to The Hague 1728-32; entered Pelham ministry 1744; Northern Secretary 1746-48; Minister at Hamburg 1756-64 and Dresden 1764-68. Succeeded to peerage 1726.
Biography: ODNB link for Stanhope, Philip Dormer (1694-1773) 4th Earl of Chesterfield, statesman
References: Oxford DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276044 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P149845 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Philip Dormer Stanhope
Collections
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1
1746 Nov 11: Chesterfield to Ligonier: the king has referred SP 87/21/79 to the duke [of Cumberland],...
The National Archives, Kew
2
2 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: movements of the maison du roi , the Swiss and the artillery...
The National Archives, Kew
3
19 August 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: he has been ordered by Cumberland to inspect...
The National Archives, Kew
4
11 August 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: the king's approval of various actions taken by Cumberland....
The National Archives, Kew
5
21 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing dispatches from the prince of Orange [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
6
17 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: good behaviour of the king's troops [at Lauffeldt]. Reasons...
The National Archives, Kew
7
20 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: abandoning Maastricht would destroy all communication with...
The National Archives, Kew
8
12 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: strength of the Austrian forces for the next campaign. He...
The National Archives, Kew
9
9 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he will attempt to learn more from Bathiani of the Austrian...
The National Archives, Kew
10
2 October 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland, enclosing correspondence between Carpentier, d'Argenson and...
The National Archives, Kew
11
29 September 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: he is incredulous of Bathiani's professed ignorance of the...
The National Archives, Kew
12
17 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing a copy of a letter from General Schwarzenburg [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
13
14 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, partly in cipher, enclosing a letter of his to the prince of...
The National Archives, Kew
14
14 August 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: actions at Wou and Nispen. Reinforcements...
The National Archives, Kew
15
13 August 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: progress of the siege of Bergen op Zoom....
The National Archives, Kew
16
10 August 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: conflicting reports on troops in the lines...
The National Archives, Kew
17
6 August 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield, quoting a report from General Cronstrom [at...
The National Archives, Kew
18
4 August 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: Sandwich has been ordered to go to the army with...
The National Archives, Kew
19
7 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: reports that the enemy's artillery has retired behind...
The National Archives, Kew
20
3 August 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: Waldeck had told him that the prince of Orange had promised...
The National Archives, Kew
21
31 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing copies of Ligonier's letter to Saxe [SP 87/23/47]...
The National Archives, Kew
22
1746 Dec 30: Chesterfield to Ligonier, enclosing his commission as general of horse. Dated (OS) at...
The National Archives, Kew
23
1747 Jan 06: Ligonier [to Chesterfield]: he asks for his commission as general of the horse to be...
The National Archives, Kew
24
1746 Dec 23: Ligonier [to Chesterfield]: his pleasure at the presence of Cumberland and his relief...
The National Archives, Kew
25
1746 Dec 13: Ligonier [to Chesterfield]: the German troops are now in winter quarters. The duke [of...
The National Archives, Kew
26
1746 Dec 02: Chesterfield to Ligonier, granting Brigadier Douglas's request for home leave. Dated...
The National Archives, Kew
27
1746 Nov 28: Chesterfield to Ligonier: the king approves Ligonier's actions and has signed warrants...
The National Archives, Kew
28
1746 Dec 01: Ligonier [to Chesterfield]: Sommerfeldt has asked for bread for the Hanoverians, which...
The National Archives, Kew
29
1746 Nov 26: Ligonier [to Chesterfield], Somerfeldt has asked him to contract for magazines for the...
The National Archives, Kew
30
1746 Nov 25: Ligonier [to Chesterfield], congratulating him on his appointment. Sufferings of the...
The National Archives, Kew
31
1746 Nov 07: Chesterfield to Ligonier: he cannot yet give instructions on the exchange of prisoners....
The National Archives, Kew
32
1746 Nov 04: Chesterfield to Ligonier: the king has appointed Lieutenant General Wentworth to replace...
The National Archives, Kew
33
17 November 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he has no more to do at The Hague and intends to embark as...
The National Archives, Kew
34
14 November 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: congratulates him on the success of the fleet. He will...
The National Archives, Kew
35
3 November 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: hereditary succession of the prince of Orange. Levying of a...
The National Archives, Kew
36
20 October 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: the symptoms of rebellion are appearing throughout the...
The National Archives, Kew
37
27 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: the Austrians are demanding a subsidy of £100,000 per month...
The National Archives, Kew
38
24 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he has found the prince of Orange to be cooperative, and the...
The National Archives, Kew
39
16 October 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: he has no instructions or news for him. Dated (OS) at...
The National Archives, Kew
40
16 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: Sandwich has written to him that the site of the congress...
The National Archives, Kew
41
5 October 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: movements of the enemy. His visit to Tongres. He will send...
The National Archives, Kew
42
5 October 1747: To Chesterfield from Cumberland: Dated at headquarters at Argenteau. ff. 367-370
The National Archives, Kew
43
28 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: unreasonable behaviour of M Puisseau. He encloses a copy of...
The National Archives, Kew
44
15 September 1747: Chesterfield to Lieutenant Colonel Braddock, directing him to await Cumberland's orders...
The National Archives, Kew
45
19 September 1747: Lieutenant Colonel Braddock [to Chesterfield], enclosing a letter from a physician [John...
The National Archives, Kew
46
18 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, informing him of the fall of Bergen op Zoom and enclosing...
The National Archives, Kew
47
27 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: possible candidates to command the highland regiment for the...
The National Archives, Kew
48
22 July 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: Fort Lillo is still in the possession of the...
The National Archives, Kew
49
24 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: a report that St Germain has marched with a corps to...
The National Archives, Kew
50
30 September 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: he has been to Oudenbosch and seen Cronstrom...
The National Archives, Kew
51
27 September 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield: he has arrived from Deal, is about to embark...
The National Archives, Kew
52
22 September 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland, enclosing copies of his letter to Sandwich and another from...
The National Archives, Kew
53
25 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: Bathiani is to move with a detachment of Austrians to...
The National Archives, Kew
54
21 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: The French have returned all but some twenty prisoners....
The National Archives, Kew
55
14 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he encloses a translation of General Trips' report on his...
The National Archives, Kew
56
11 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: the French king has postponed his departure, presumably in...
The National Archives, Kew
57
4 September, 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland, enclosing a second memorial from Count Bentinck and his...
The National Archives, Kew
58
7 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: if there is time to copy them he will enclose two plans of...
The National Archives, Kew
59
4 September 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: Sandwich has arrived. Cumberland's confidence in him. He...
The National Archives, Kew
60
21 August 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: the cartel does not extend to prisoners captured by Admiral...
The National Archives, Kew
61
14 August 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland, enclosing a paper on a conference with Lord Bentinck on...
The National Archives, Kew
62
7 July 1747: Chesterfield to Major General [John] Huske: he has no new orders, but reports the king's...
The National Archives, Kew
63
11 July 1747: [Major General] John Huske to Chesterfield, enclosing an report from Bergen op Zoom [SP...
The National Archives, Kew
64
7 July 1747: Chesterfield to Cumberland: as many of the king's servants are in the country, he cannot...
The National Archives, Kew
65
10 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield, enclosing a list of the standards and colours taken at the...
The National Archives, Kew
66
6 July 1747: Cumberland to Chesterfield: he commends the bearer, Captain Townshend. Although Bathiani...
The National Archives, Kew
67
1740-77: letters and papers (3 vols) incl those of his godson, the 5th Earl of Chesterfield
Indiana University: Lilly Library
68
collected MSS
Indiana University: Lilly Library
69
corresp rel to Ireland
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 22525 Wilmot
70
1720-71: corresp and papers
University of California Library, Berkeley
NRA 6791 Stanhope
71
1744-46: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
72
1728-33: corresp and letterbook (copies)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
73
1747-69: letters (53)
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
74
1729-32: account book
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
75
1728-48: legal and official documents
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
76
1732-72: family corresp
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
77
1746-48: letters (19) to Onslow Burrish
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
78
1746-47: letters to Duke of Cumberland (79) and Sir John Ligonier (5)
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
79
1747: letters (19) to Solomon Dayrolles
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
80
1747-58: letters (16) to Solomon Dayrolles
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
81
1746-48: letters (21) to Guy Dickens
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
82
1730-45: letters (203) to Lord Harrington
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
83
1746-48: letters to Lord Hyndford (58) and Consul Wolff (2)
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
84
1733-43: letters (11) to 2nd and 3rd Earls of Marchmont
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
85
1729-68: corresp with Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
86
1745-6: letters (17) to the Duke of Newcastle
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
87
1744-53: letters to Henry Pelham
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
88
1730-48: letters to Sir Thomas Robinson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
89
1746-7: corresp with Sir Thomas Robinson
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
90
1746-48: letters (59) to Sir Thomas Robinson
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
91
1746-48: corresp with Earl of Sandwich
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 5472 Montagu
92
1746-48: letters (c120) to Lord Sandwich
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
93
1747-48: corresp with Lord Sandwich
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
94
1725-66: corresp with Lady Suffolk
British Library, Manuscript Collections
95
1746-48: letters (31) to Walter Tilley
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
96
1728-29: letters (243) to Lord Townshend
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
97
c1727-40: corresp with 1st Earl Waldegrave
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28249 Waldegrave
98
1742-9: letters to William Warburton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
99
1729-47: copies of letters (26) to William of Orange
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
100
1747-48: letters (15) to Sir Charles Hanbury Williams
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995

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