Sir Francis Burdett, 5th baronet (1770-1844) was a politician. His father-in-law was Thomas Coutts (1735-1822), banker. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
The Burdett-Coutts collection consists mainly of:
The papers belonged successively to Sir Francis's youngest daughter, Angela, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, her husband, W.L. Ashmead-Bartlett, and his nephew Seabury Ashmead-Bartlett (later Burdett-Coutts).Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1944.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39452-82.Publication Note
The papers were used extensively used by M.W. Patterson in his Sir Francis Burdett and his times, 1770-1844 (London, 1931).
Burdett | Francis | 1770-1844 | Sir | 5th Baronet and politician
Coutts | Thomas | 1735-1822 | Banker
Patterson | Melville Watson | 1873-1944
Great Britain | Politics and government | 18th century
Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century
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