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Papers of Thomas Hyde Villiers, , n.d., 1813-32

MS. Clar. dep. c. 548
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-4) questions on the Income Tax (2 copies), n.d.
  2. (fols. 5-8) paper on Peel's resignation from Canning's Government on the Catholic Question, n.d. (wmk 1831)
  3. (fols. 9-12) 'Controversy between Mr. Senior & Colonel Torrens respecting the effect of the Corn Laws', n.d. (wmk 1831)
  4. (fols. 13-14) record of the number of sittings of the House of Commons, June-Oct. 1831
  5. (fols. 15-16) questions concerning the effects of Working Men's Combinations, n.d. (wmk 1830)
  6. (fols. 17-18) average prices of grain received at Limerick, 1820, 1825-30
  7. (fols. 19-24) letter from -. Smith to T.H. Villiers, on the constitution (number and function of staff) of the Board of Control, 1825
  8. (fols. 25-32) letter from T(?) N. Black to T.H. Villiers (Secretary of Board of Control), 1831, on the British failures in cloth trade with Turkey, with enclosures, including samples of French cloth used in Turkey
  9. (fols. 33-4) an account of Lord Harrowby's reasons for voting for the Reform Bill at the second reading
  10. (fols. 35-42) letter to T.H. Villiers, 1832, enclosing a copy of the Commission from George IV appointing a consul at Algiers, 1827
  11. (fols. 43-6) letter from the American Chargé d'Affaires to T.H. Villiers, 1832, on steam navigation for commercial purposes in America
  12. (fols. 47-56) address to Magistrates of Lambeth Street Police Office, on the effects of the crimping system on Merchant and Naval seamen (organised theft, prostitution, etc.)., n.d. (wmk 1829)
  13. (fols. 57-61) 'Imaginary conversation with a lawyer' (endorsement), a satire, n.d. (wmk 1827)
  14. (fols. 62-8) letters, 1828-9, concerning the Anatomy Bill
  15. (fols. 69-70) facsimile copy of a letter to John Neilson concerning his evidence on the Lachine Canal, Canada, given before a select committee of the House of Commons upon the State of Civil Government in Canada, 1828, sent to Villiers, 1829
  16. (fols. 71-2) opinion on the constitution of Lord Ellenborough's Act, n.d.
  17. (fols. 73-4) note on French trade and navigation, n.d. [after Jan. 1826]
  18. (fols. 75-6) table of prices of wheat at Marseilles on 1824, n.d. (wmk 1831)
  19. (fols. 77-111) abstract of suggestions to the Board of Trade on the Merchant Seamen's Bill, 1828?
  20. (fols. 112-14) list of articles on banking (incomprehensible)
  21. (fols. 115-22) letter from Nassau Senior to T.H. Villiers, on money, 1831
  22. (fols. 123-6) memorandum on the expenses of British and foreign ship building, and wages of crews, n.d. (wmk 1825)
  23. (fols. 127-31) letter from Mr. Grellet to T.H. Villiers, 1832, enclosing observations on the passage between the two seas at the Isthmus of Darien
  24. (fols. 132-3) two press cuttings
  25. (fols. 134-41, 142-65) memorial presented by the British Ambassador (Lord Strangford) to the Court of Brazil, 12 June 1813, with English translation attached
  26. (fols. 166-90) letters to Villiers, with some papers, on trade, mainly with Portugal, 1830-1


  • Creation: 1813-32


190 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Clar. dep. c. 548

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom