Wellesley, Richard Wellesley, Marquess, 1760-1842
- Existence: 1760 - 1842
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: OSB MSS 29
Overview: The papers include correspondence, memoranda, speech drafts, copies of acts, and printed material relating to Sheridan's Parliamentary career. Materials on the union with Ireland and Catholic emancipation include a letter from John Milner, Bishop of Castabala; memoranda in Sheridan's hand; annotated copies of the proposed Disabilities Act of 1800 and of "The Substance of the Speech of the Marquis Wellesley"; and a survey of heads of Catholic religious communities in England. Sheridan's backing...