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Robinson, Thomas (1695-1770) 1st Baron Grantham, diplomat

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Alternative name(s):
  • Grantham, 1st Baron (Also known as)
Surname: Robinson
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1695-1770
Title: 1st Baron Grantham
History: Diplomat. Ambassador at Vienna 1730-48. Negotiations between Maria Theresa and Frederick the Great 1740-48. Joint plenipotentiary in negotiation of treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle 1748. Secretary of State (Southern) 1754-55. MP for Thirsk 1727-34 and for Christchurch 1748-61. Raised to peerage 1761.
Biography: ODNB link for Robinson, Thomas (1695-1770) 1st Baron Grantham, diplomat
References: Oxford DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276069 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136441 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
30 August 1748: Cumberland to Bedford, enclosing a packet from Aix and a draft of the definitive treaty....
The National Archives, Kew
2
8 October 1748: Cumberland to Bedford, enclosing a packet from the plenipotentiaries at Aix. Good...
The National Archives, Kew
3
3 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: Lord Cathcart has volunteered to be the second hostage in...
The National Archives, Kew
4
2 November 1748: Cumberland to Robinson, congratulating him on his part in the peace. He encloses a copy...
The National Archives, Kew
5
17 July 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: extraordinary behaviour of the court of Vienna. He encloses a...
The National Archives, Kew
6
2 November 1748: Cumberland to Robinson: the earl of Sussex and Lord Cathcart are in readiness to go to...
The National Archives, Kew
7
15 October 1748: Cumberland to Bedford, enclosing a packet from the plenipotentiaries at Aix. He hopes...
The National Archives, Kew
8
3 November 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: [Charles Schaw Cathcart], Lord Cathcart, has volunteered to...
The National Archives, Kew
9
5 November 1748: Cumberland to Bedford: his satisfaction with the legal appointments in Scotland. Arrival...
The National Archives, Kew
10
18 October 1748: From Sandwich and Robinson as plenipotentiaries: the Piedmontese have refused to accede...
The National Archives, Kew
11
19 October 1748: Cumberland to Bedford: Mr Leveson has passed through Eindhoven on his way to London with...
The National Archives, Kew
12
18 October 1748: Sandwich and Robinson to Cumberland: the Piedmontese have refused to accede to the...
The National Archives, Kew
13
16October 1748: Cumberland to Sandwich and Sir Thomas Robinson, plenipotentiaries at Aix: after...
The National Archives, Kew
14
25 August 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing letters from Sandwich and Robinson. Cumberland is to...
The National Archives, Kew
15
5 August 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he hopes to arrive in Hanover the following Friday. He welcomes...
The National Archives, Kew
16
24 May 1748: Cumberland to Newcastle: he considers that the Wolfenb├╝ttel contingent should join him,...
The National Archives, Kew
17
15 April 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland, enclosing dispatches to Sandwich and Robinson, to which...
The National Archives, Kew
18
29 March 1748: Newcastle to Cumberland: congratulations on his recovery. He encloses a letter to be...
The National Archives, Kew
19
corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1737-70: corresp
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 5836 Vyner
21
misc papers
Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service
NRA 6283 Wrest Park
22
corresp and papers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 6160
23
1740-58: letters (10) to Lord Carlisle
Castle Howard
NRA 24681
24
1746-7: corresp with Lord Chesterfield
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
25
1746-48: letters (59) from Lord Chesterfield
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
1758-70: corresp with Earl of Chichester
British Library, Manuscript Collections
27
1755: letters (17) to Duke of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
28
1754-55: corresp with Lord Holdernesse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
29
1730-55: corresp with Sir B Keene
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1725-68: corresp with Duke of Newcastle, Lord Harrington etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1746-48: letters to Lord Sandwich
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 5472 Montagu
32
1742-55: letters to Lord Stair, R Keith, Lord Hardwicke etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1725: letters to G Tilson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1725-26: letters to Lord Townshend and G Tilson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
35
c1727-40: corresp with Earl Waldegrave
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28249 Waldegrave
36
1730-1766: letters to Zachary Pearce 1730-1744 and 1764-1766
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

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