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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of James Wilson and Family

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 468-9
Title: Correspondence of James Wilson and Family
Dates of Creation: 1840-1924
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: James Wilson

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Wilson (1805-60) was a politician and economist.

Scope and Content

Correspondence of James Wilson and family, concerning political, literary and family matters, 1840-1924. Correspondents include Walter Bagehot, Richard Cobden, Lord Palmerston, Joseph Parkes, and Lord Radnor.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, John Wilson (Autographs) Ltd., Sept. 1979.

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Access Points

Bagehot | Walter | 1826-1877 | economist and journalist

Bouverie | William | Pleydell- | 1779-1869 | 3rd Earl Radnor | politician

Cobden | Richard | 1804-1865 | statesman and businessman

Parkes | Joseph | 1796-1865 | politician

Temple | Henry John | 1784-1865 | 3rd Viscount Palmerston | statesman

Wilson | James | 1805-1860 | politician and economist

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

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