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Grenville, William Wyndham Grenville, Baron, 1759-1834



  • Existence: October 25, 1759 - January 12, 1834


William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville (1759-1834), British Pittite Tory and politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1806 to 1807.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George Aust papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 270
Scope and Contents: The George Aust Papers consists of professional papers, legal and financial records, professional and personal correspondence, and other documents pertaining to the life and work of British civil servant George Aust. Aust’s papers document his career of over fifty years in government service, including his position as Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1790 to 1796. Correspondents include his wife Sarah Murray Aust; William Eden, first Baron Auckland; Sir James Bland Burges;...
Dates: 1746-1837, bulk 1762-1827

Letter : Downing Street, to Count Starhemberg, 1794 Jan 24

 Part of Collection — Box 257: [Barcode: 39002141010182], Folder: 15
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Manuscript copy of letter concerning political relations between Great Britain and Florence.

In French.

Dates: 1794 Jan 24

Sir John Orde papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 133
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, letterbooks, order books, signal logs, and related naval and Admiralty papers that document aspects of Sir John Orde's naval career, primarily during the Napoleonic Wars. The collection provides substantial information related to Orde's bitter disputes with Admiral of the Fleet John Jervis, Lord St. Vincent; his rivalry with Horatio Nelson; and his professional frustration with the workings of the Admiralty Board and its bureaucracy. The collection also...
Dates: 1789-1878, bulk 1798-1805