Document ReferenceOs C 204
TitleLetter from J.G. Palfrey, 19 Regent Street, London, to J.E. Denison; 13 May 1853
Date13 May 1855
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to Trübner and Co. booksellers who will order books for Denison; informs him that un-named American minister has written to Lord Clarendon for permission for Palfrey to read and transcribe papers in State Paper Office, Privy Council and Board of Trade relating to New England history such as 1692 Massachusetts charter; Mr Sparks is editing volumes on Washington and Franklin; is interested in papers on American War 1776 and 1778; lists historical figures for research including papers of Sir Ferdinando Gorges and believes [Thomas] Macaulay can help; is also interested in Plymouth letters of 1627 and 1640 and diaries of planters; refers to Puritan diaries such as Hutchinson's, and Hallam's 'Constitutional History'; discusses history of English Puritanism and American colonies; refers to history of historical research and 17th century aristocracy.
Termhistory, U.S.A.
publications, books
colonies, America

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9774Trübner and Company, American booksellers of London
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA9775Sparks; Jared (1789-1866); Mr; American historian and biographer1789-1866
NA9443Washington; George (1732-1799); Mr; 1st President of United States1732-1799
NA9776Franklin; Benjamin (1706-1790); Dr; American statesman and scientist1706-1790
NA9778Eden; William (1744-1814); 1st Baron Auckland; diplomat and statesman1744-1814
NA9779Howard; Frederick (1748-1825); 5th Earl of Carlisle; succeeded 1758 head of American Commission 17781748-1825
NA9780Gorges; Ferdinando (1566-1647); Sir; English colonist in America1566-1647
NA8884Macaulay; Thomas Babington (1800-1859); 1st Baron Macaulay; cr. 1857; historian; M.P. for Calne 1830, Leeds 1832-1834, Edinburgh 1839-1847 and 1852-1856; scretary of war 1839-1841; member of the Supreme Council of India 1834-18381800-1859
NA9781Hutchinson; John (1616-1664); Colonel; soldier; governor of Nottingham Castle from 1643; of Owthorpe, Nottinghamshire; son of Sir Thomas Hutchinson 1616-1664
NA9712Hallam; Henry (1777-1859); Mr; historian1777-1859
NA9782Vane; Henry (1613-1662); Sir1613-1662
NA9783Downing; George (1623-1684); 1st Baronet1623-1684
NA9784Palfrey; John G. (1796-1881); Mr; American historian congressman 1847-91796-1881
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA11374Howe; Richard (1726-1799); Earl Howe; 'Admiral Howe'; cr. Viscount Howe of Langar 1782; cr. Earl and Baron 1788, being 1st Earl of 1st creation; M.P. for Dartmouth 1757-82; succ. 4th Viscount Howe 1758;1726-1799
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