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Correspondence and papers, 1714-1846, n.d.

MS. Eng. d. 3835

  • Request


(fols. ii-ix) an index of contents

papers of Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, comprising:

  1. (fols. 1-4) summons to the coronation of George I, Oct. 1714

letters to George Simon Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt, from:

  1. (fols. 5-7) [ Francis Haggitt?], June 1806
  2. (fols. 10-11) Catherine Maria Fanshawe, n.d.
  3. (fol. 24) Count de Tilly, Aug. 1803

paper by Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, concerning:

  1. (fol. 12) characters in Samuel Johnson's The Rambler and verse found in a blacksmith's shop in Cheltenham, n.d.

letter from Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, to:

  1. (fol. 33) George IV, Mar. 1820

letter to Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, from:

  1. (fol. 34) William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt, Mar. 1820

letters from William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt, to:

  1. (fols. 35-50, 52-71, 78-97) his [estates manager] Benjamin Trumper, Jan. 1821-Jan. 1829, n.d.

letters to William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt, from:

  1. (fol. 32) Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, Feb. 1820
  2. (fols. 74-5) William Cowden, Jan. 1826

letter, in Latin, to Edward Harcourt, Archbishop of York, from:

  1. (fols. 134-5) Sir David Dundas, n.d.

letter from George Granville Venables-Vernon [later Harcourt] to:

  1. (fols. 28-31) Henry Brougham, May 1816
  2. (fols. 72-3) Benjamin Trumper, Jan. 1826

letters to George Granville Harcourt from:

  1. (fols. 102-13) his daughter Elizabeth Lavinia Bertie, Lady Norris, [1844], mainly n.d.
  2. (fols. 116-23) Sir Robert Peel, Nov. [1845?]
  3. (fols. 124-7) Charles Piers, Feb. [1844?]
  4. (fols. 128-31) ? Monckton, Mar. 1845
  5. (fols. 132-3) William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth, Mar. 1845
  6. (fols. 136-7) Sir David Dundas, n.d.
  7. (fols. 138-9) Edward Everett, Nov. 1846
  8. (fol. 140-1) George Bancroft, n.d.
  9. (fols. 142-3) William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, Feb. 1847
  10. (fols. 144-5) Mary Montagu, Countess of Sandwich, n.d.


  1. (fols. 8-9) copy of a paper by Princess Elizabeth, in the hand of Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, concerning the proposed alterations at Windsor, n.d.
  2. (fol. 13) extract from a letter of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, concerning his victory at Waterloo, 1815
  3. (fols. 14-23) copies of correspondence between Spencer Perceval and Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville, concerning the formation of a new ministry, Sept. 1809, with (fols. 18-19) a letter from Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey to Pereceval, Sept. 1809
  4. (fol. 25) copy of a letter from the Earl of Peterborough to his grandson, n.d.
  5. (fol. 26) copy of a letter from Robert Clive to [ Thomas Herring, Archbishop of Canterbury] concerning the recapture of Calcutta by the British army, [c. Feb. 1757]
  6. (fol. 27) extract from the parish register of Bosham, Surrey, concerning Daniel Harcourt, 1650
  7. (fol. 51) letter from P. Pain to Benjamin Trumper concerning George Spencer-Churchill, 5th Duke of Marlborough's willingness to pay the fine for services due to the possessor of Blenheim from William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt, as possessor of Stanton Harcourt, 20 Sept. 1824
  8. (fols. 76-7) letter to Benjamin Trumper from John Bywater concerning the payment of five pounds to the vicar of Stanton Harcourt following the burial of Elizabeth Harcourt, Countess Harcourt, Feb. 1826
  9. (fols. 98-101) copy of letter from Captain Beaufort to Dr Wollaston on the experience of drowning, n.d.
  10. (fols. 114-15) letter from Mr. Anderson to Mr. Mitchell, concerning the prices of bullocks and oxen, May 1842
  11. (fols. 146-7) letter from the Commission of Enquiry into Charities to Benjamin Trumper, concerning the charities left by William Blake to the poor of Witney, Cogges and Newland, Dec. 1822
  12. (fols. 148-9) James Westell to Benjamin Trumper seeking the electoral support of William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt's Witney tenants, for [? Ashhurst], June 1826


  • Creation: 1714-1846, n.d.


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MS. Eng. d. 3835