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Some family papers, c. 1820-1892, including letters to and from Lowe, and a few from politicians.

Lowe papers, NRA 8681.


HENRY PETER BROUGHAM, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, four letters, 1862-1864. Brougham papers, UCL

EDWARD CARDWELL, official correspondence, 1868-1874. Cardwell papers, PRO

WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, many letters, 1852-1885. BL Add. MSS. 44301-44302.

WILLIAM STANLEY- JEVONS, two letters, 1871-1878. Jevons papers, Manchester JRUL

EDWARD HUGESSEN KNATCHBULL-HUGESSEN, 1st Baron Bra­bourne, three letters, 1857-1869. Knatchbull papers, Kent Archives Office.

GRANVILLE GEORGE LEVESON-GOWER, 2nd Earl Granville, one volume of correspondence, 1869-1873. Granville papers, PRO

SAMUEL JONES LOYD, Baron Overstone, two letters, 1858-1861. Overstone papers, London UL, MS. 804.

ROUNDELL PALMER, 1st Earl of Selborne, three items, 1872. Selborne papers, Lambeth Palace Library, London.

LYON PLAYFAIR, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews, five letters, 1868-1879. Playfair papers, Imperial College Archives, London.

GEORGE FREDERICK SAMUEL ROBINSON, 2nd Earl of Ripon, 18 letters, 1869-1873. BL Add. MS. 43532.

JAMES EDWIN THOROLD ROGERS, two letters, 1875-1878. Thorold Rogers papers, NRA 12396.

A. C. TUPP, several letters, 1874-1881. Bodleian, MS. Eng. Lett. d148.

GEORGE WILLIAM FREDERICK VILLIERS, 4th Earl of Clarendon, several letters, 1868-1870. Bodleian, MS. Clar. Dep. c499.

Printed Material

J. F. HOGAN, Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke ( London, 1893).

ARTHUR PATCHETT MARTIN, Life and Letters of the Right Honourable Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke, 2 vols. ( London, 1893).

JOHN MALONEY, The Political Economy of Robert Lowe (2005)

Palgrave III 391; ODNB.

Portrait: see Ruth A. Knight, Illiberal Liberal: Robert Lowe in New South Wales, 1842-1850 (Carlton, Australia, 1966).