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Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797



  • Existence: 1729-01-12 - 1797-07-09

Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Anglo-Irish politician and philosopher

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Ballitore papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 50
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, mainly between members of the Leadbeater family, including Mary Leadbeater and her husband William, and the Shackleton family, including Mary Leadbeater's parents, Elizabeth and Richard Shackleton, her sister, Sarah, and her grandfather, Abraham Shackleton. There is also correspondence with many other relatives, including Mary's cousin, Margaret Pike. Many letters were written by children. There is extensive correspondence between Mary and the poet Melesina...
Dates: 1709-1827

Boswell Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 89
Overview: The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.
Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795

[Edmund Burke letters]

Call Number: OSBORN C8
Scope and Contents: The following finding aid is a complete inventory of the contents of Osborn c8. This list was reformatted from previously existing cataloging.
Dates: 1778-1825

George Crabbe collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 230
Overview: Comprised of letters from Crabbe to various people, including Bernard Barton, Edmund Burke, George Crabbe (his son), Thomas Crofton Croker, and Alethea Lewis (concerning Crabbe's fiancee, Sarah Elmy); manuscripts of two poems ("Belinda Waters" and "Note Our Manor Lord..."); a manuscript notebook of poems; notes for a sermon; a fragment of a printed form ordering the removal of William Merchant from the Parish of Trowbridge to the Parish of East Knoyle (signed by Crabbe); and a scrapbook...
Dates: 1776-1932

Letter : Beaconsfield, to Garret Nagle, 1777 Oct 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS.

Published in New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, 2nd series, London, 1825, xiv 532-3.
Dates: 1777 Oct 26

Letter : Beaconsfield, to Henry Dundas, 1792 Mar 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding the trial of Warren Hastings, with note by Dundas on verso of last page, "Mr. Burke ansd. Private."

Accompanied by typed transcript of letter and an engraved portrait of Burke.
Dates: 1792 Mar 22

Letter to Edmund Burke, 1781 August 10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: Reynolds 9
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Rotterdam. Includes impression of paintings by Rubens, with description of Rotterdam and surrounding countryside. Ingamells no. 95.
Dates: 1781 August 10

Letter to Edmund Burke, Edmund Malone, and Philip Metcalfe, 1792 March 2

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: Reynolds 64
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Written from Curzon Street. Declining the invitation to Sir Joshua Reynolds' funeral.
Dates: 1792 March 2

Letters : Beaconsfield, to Henry Dundas, 1795

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS dated 1795 May 13, and 1796 Mar 6, acccompanied by typed transcripts.
Dates: 1795, 1796

[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of 233 letters by various notables on numerous subjects, many of them concerning personal affairs. The first volume, for example, contains notes on "Eastward Hoe" and "Old Plays" by S. Pegge and letters by George North on the value of old coins; the second volume contains letters by Voltaire, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, Robert Peel, and Hannah More, as well as a poem titled "On Faulkners Edition of...
Dates: [18th and 19th century]

Obituary of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1792 February 24

 Item — Volume: Reynolds 55
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Obituary written in JR's home immediately following his death. Typewritten transcription included.
Dates: 1792 February 24

Receipt, 1782

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Printed receipt completed in manuscript and signed by Burke for "repayment of the fees upon my Patent and Warrants as Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces Anno 1782."
Dates: 1782

Receipt to James Dodsley, [1762?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph receipt signed by Burke for fifty pounds received from Dodsley for the Annual Register of 1762.
Dates: [1762?]

Receipts : for Mr. Dodsley, 1761

 Part of Collection — Box: 42, Folder: GROUP 1205, F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two autograph receipts, signed, for the Annual Register.
Dates: 1761, 1762

Joshua Reynolds Archive

Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, notebooks, writings, and other manuscript material by or about the artist Joshua Reynolds.
Dates: 1749-1816