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Papers relating mainly to Madras, 1783-9, n.d.

MS. Eng. hist. c. 1123
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 133-4) copy of Macartney's letter to the East India Co. declining to become governor of India, 1786
  2. (fols. 163-75) papers relating to China, 1792-5, including (fol. 169) draft of a letter from Macartney to Eyles Irwin, n.d.
  3. (fols. 176-81) copy of a report on a French project for a secret expedition to the coast of Africa, 1796
  4. (fols. 182-91) letters from George, 2nd Earl Spencer, and his wife, to Macartney (when governor of the Cape of Good Hope), 1797-8


  • Creation: 1783-9, n.d.


191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. c. 1123

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Weston Library
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