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The Thornton family papers include letters, 1777-1815, and diaries, 1795-1814, of Henry Thornton, mostly copies. Cambridge UL, Add. MS. 7674.

Another set of copies of his letters and diaries, by his daughter Marianne. Wigan R0

A copy of Paper Credit, with notes interleaved, probably for a new edition. Baker Library, Harvard University.


JEREMY BENTHAM, four letters, 1798. BL Add. MS. 33542.

THOMAS CLARKSON, c. 150 letters, 1791-1793. BL Add. MSS. 41262A, 41263.

WILLIAM PITT the Younger, six letters, n.d. Chatham papers, PRO

THOMAS PERRONET THOMPSON, several letters, 1804-1813. Thompson papers, Hull UL

JOHN VENN, seven letters, 1791-1796. Venn MSS., Church Missionary Society, London.

Printed Material

STANDISH MEACHAM, Henry Thornton of Clapham ( London, 1964).

New Palgrave; ODNB ; IESS XVI 14.

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