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Keith, Robert (1697-1774), diplomat

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Surname: Keith
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1697-1774
History: Diplomat: served as secretary to forces under Stair and then to Sandwich at The Hague and Aix-la-Chapelle. Succeeded Robinson as British minister in Vienna 1748 and was ambassador to St Petersburg 1758-1762.
Biography: ODNB link for Keith, Robert (d 1774) Diplomat
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276067 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P158187 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
25 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: the necessity for Sandwich to sound St Severin on the...
The National Archives, Kew
2
8 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing a confidential note [SP 87/24/64] on a conversation...
The National Archives, Kew
3
corresp and letterbooks
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
1743-74: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 11004 Lindsay
5
1749-61: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1749-52: corresp with Lord Hyndford and Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1750-52: corresp with Henry Pelham and Duke of Newcastle
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
8
1748-49: letters to Thomas Robinson
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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