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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of Richard Middleton

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 4833-4
Title: Correspondence of Richard Middleton
Dates of Creation: 1857-1910, n.d.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Richard Middleton (1846-1905) was Conservative Party Chief Agent from 1885 to 1903.

Scope and Content

Letters to, and a copy of one from, Richard Middleton, 1857-1905, n.d., with several letters to A. Akers-Douglas (later Lord Chilston), newspaper cuttings and a letter from Alexander George of Teck, 1910.

Among Middleton's correspondents were Balfour, Benjamin Disraeli, Stafford Northcote and Lord Salisbury.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1994.

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Related Units of Description

Newscuttings relating to Richard Middleton (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1128-9).

Access Points

Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman

Cambridge | Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George | 1874-1957 | 1st Earl of Athlone | formerly Prince Alexander of Teck

Cecil | Robert Arthur Talbot | Gascoyne | 1830-1903 | 3rd Marquess of Salisbury | statesman

Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman

Douglas | Aretas | Akers- | 1851-1926 | 1st Viscount Chilston | statesman

Middleton | Richard William Evelyn | 1846-1905 | Conservative Party chief agent

Northcote | Stafford Henry | 1818-1887 | 1st Earl of Iddesleigh | statesman

Conservative Party

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century

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