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Correspondence, in chronological sequence for the most part, with copies of some out-letters. The correspondence of economic interest falls mainly in the period 1823-1831. Catton collection, Derby Borough Library.

The records of the Colonial Office contain many papers connected with Wilmot-Horton's work. PRO


GEORGE CANNING, several letters, 1822-1827. Canning papers, Leeds City Library, Archives Dept.

GEORGE HAMILTON GORDON, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, three items, 1829-1830. BL Add. MSS. 43233-43234.

HENRY GEORGE GREY, 3rd Earl Grey, four letters, 1831. Grey of Howick papers, Durham DP

WILLIAM HUSKISSON, c. 30 items, 1823-1828. BL Add. MSS. 38745-38754.

AUGUSTA LEIGH, a few letters, 1824. BL Add. MS. 31037.

GRANVILLE LEVESON-GOWER, 1st Earl of Granville, 80 letters, 1817-1838. Granville papers, PRO

SIR HUDSON LOWE, c. 100 items, 1822-1826. BL Add. MSS. 56088-56091.

SIR ROBERT PEEL, c. 300 items, 1822-1830. BL Add. MSS. 40346-40401.

GEORGE RAMSAY, 9th Earl of Dalhousie, copies of letters, 1824­1825. Dalhousie papers, Scottish RO

HENRY JOHN TEMPLE, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, two letters, 1827-1829. Broadlands papers, NRA 12889.

Printed Material

R. N. GHOSH, ‘The Colonisation Controversy: R. J. Wilmot Horton and the Classical Economists', Economica, N.S., xxx I (1964) 385. ODNB.

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