Document ReferenceNe C 2226-2229
TitlePapers of General Sir Henry Clinton (c.1738-1795), soldier and M.P., in the Newcastle (Clumber) Collection
Extent1 box
AbstractPrincipal document types present include; correspondence, official papers
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryGeneral Sir Henry Clinton (c.1738-1795) was the son of George Clinton (c.1685-1761), who had been Governor of Newfoundland, 1732 and New York, 1741, and was the younger son of Sir Francis Fiennes Clinton, 6th Earl of Lincoln. General Clinton was a distinguished soldier who served in Germany, 1760-1762 and North America, 1766-1782, during the American War of Independence. He was cousin to the 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.
Custodial HistoryThese papers form a sub-fonds of the Newcastle (Clumber) Collection (Ne) and are part of the political papers fonds (Ne C). They were part of the first deposit received from the 9th Duke of Newcastle in 1955 and were accepted in lieu of estate duty in 1981.
DescriptionThe collection relates to General Sir Henry Clinton's attempts to recover expenses incurred by his father, Admiral George Clinton (c.1685-1761) while acting as governor of New York in 1741.
MgtGroupFamily and estate collections
ArrangementThe papers are arranged in chronological sequence.
TermGreat Britain - Colonies - United States - Administration
United States - Politics and government
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Old typescript Catalogue, 1 p At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Old typescript Catalogue, 1 p Online: Catalogue accessible on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, Manuscripts Online Catalogue. Readers are advised that the online catalogue is more comprehensive than the old typescript version, and has been enhanced by personal, place and subject indexing.
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.
Related MaterialSee the fonds level record for the whole Newcastle collection (Ne), the record describing the Correspondence within the collection (Ne C), and the other constituent parts of the Correspondence section (Ne C 1-35; Ne C 36-2225; Ne C 2230-4495; Ne C 4496-4666; Ne C 4667-8778; Ne C 8779-12842; Ne C 12843-14145; Ne C 14146-14729; Ne C 14730-15406)
Related RecordNe C

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA975Clinton; George (c.1685-1761); Admiral; 2nd son of 6th Earl of Lincoln; governor of Newfoundland 1732-1741 and New York 1741-1751c.1685-1761
NA446Clinton; Henry (1738-1795); Sir; K.B. 1777; M.P.; commander-in-chief in America 1776-78; governor of Gibraltar 1794-95; cousin of 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1738-1795
NA975Clinton; George (c.1685-1761); Admiral; 2nd son of 6th Earl of Lincoln; governor of Newfoundland 1732-1741 and New York 1741-1751c.1685-1761
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
NA75677Pelham-Clinton; family; of Clumber, Nottinghamshire; Dukes of Newcastle under Lyne
PL1081/New York/North America
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