Henry Dundas (1742-1811), 1st Viscount Melville (1802). Politician, Secretary of State for Home Affairs (1791-1794), Secretary of State for War (1794-1801).
Robert Saunders Dundas (1771-1851), 2nd Viscount Melville. Politician, son of Henry Dundas.
Letters, mainly to the 1st and 2nd Viscounts Melville, relating to the West Indies.
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Listed as no. 178 in Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, Supplementary accessions to the end of 1977 and Cumulative Index, compiled by Wendy S. Byrne (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1978).Publication Note
Listed in Private Papers of British Colonial Governors, 1782-1900, by The Historical Manuscripts Commission (1986).
Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman
Dundas | Robert Saunders | 1771-1851 | 2nd Viscount Melville | statesman
Politicians | Great Britain | Correspondence
Great Britain | Officials and employees
West Indies | Description and travel