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Brougham, Henry Peter: letters, [c1809]-1863

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL156
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: Brougham, Henry Peter: letters, [c1809]-1863
Date(s): [1809]-1863
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 11 items (19 leaves)
Name of creator(s): Brougham | Henry Peter | 1778-1868 | 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux | statesman x Brougham and Vaux | 1st Baron

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Henry Peter Brougham was born and educated in Edinburgh and practised as a lawyer in Scotland and England. He served as Whig MP for Camelford (1810-1812), Winchelsea (1815-1830), Knaresborough (1830) and Yorkshire (1830) before receiving a peerage. He was Lord Chancellor from 1830-1834.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

10 letters from Henry Peter Brougham to various correspondents, [1809]-1863. Including an admission slip to the House of Lords, 1854. Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found pasted inside Clodd's copy of Jerrold's book George Meredith: an essay towards appreciation - classmark: (XIX) Bc [Meredith - Appendix - Jerrold].

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July 2008

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