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Dalrymple, John (1673-1747) 2nd Earl of Stair, General

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Alternative name(s):
  • Stair, 2nd Earl of (Also known as)
Surname: Dalrymple
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1673-1747
Title: 2nd Earl of Stair
History: Diplomat and general. Aide-de-camp to Marlborough, 1703. General, 1712. Field marshal and ambassador to the United Provinces, 1742. Fought at Dettingen, 1743. Succeeded to earldom, 1707.
Biography: ODNB link for Dalrymple, John (1673-1747) 2nd Earl of Stair, General
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275993 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P163253 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1703-12: diaries
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 17690 Dalrymple
2
c1710-44: corresp and accounts
Bute Archive at Mount Stuart
NRA 15459 Crichton-Stuart
3
1714-20: corresp and diary (c120 items)
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
NRA 20038
4
1743-44: order book
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1742-47: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
letters and papers (75 items)
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
7
1715-17: letters to George Bubb
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1742-44: corresp with Lord Carteret
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1710-16: letters to Lord Cathcart
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 3946
10
1718-19: letters to James Craggs
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1723: letters to Duke of Douglas
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10169 Douglas-Home
12
letters (96) to Earl of Loudon
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
13
1708-36: corresp with Earl of Mar
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See HMC 60 Mar and Kellie MSS
14
1702-16: letters to Duke of Montrose
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 32572 Graham
15
1710-19: corresp with Jean Robethon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1742-43: letters to Thomas Robinson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1717-19: corresp with Lord Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095

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