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The business records of Baring Bros. include various papers re­lating to Alexander Baring's connection with the firm. In par­ticular, the House Correspondence has in H.C. 1.20.1, 20 letters, 1828-1848, addressed by him to the firm on various matters.

Baring Bros. Archives. 14

The papers of Sir Francis Baring (in the Northbrook papers) include some memoranda and letters of Alexander Baring. Baring Bros. Archives. 14

Documents and letters in various collections on both personal and business (mainly administration of lands owned by him) matters. Main correspondents: John Hare Powel, Thomas Cadwalader, 1796-1848.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

Many letters from Baring and from Baring Bros.

Oliver papers, Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.

The manuscripts of the Marquess of Northampton (at present on loan to Baring Bros.) include various papers connected with Alexander Baring.


HENRY PETER BROUGHAM, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, 15 letters, 1812-1847. Brougham papers, UCL

WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, three letters, 1843. BL Add. MS. 44360.

GEORGE HAMILTON GORDON, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, 200 items (letters and memoranda), 1829-1846. BL Add. MS. 43123.

ROBERT BANKS JENKINSON, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, three letters, 1818-1823. BL Add. MSS. 38272-38297.

SIR JOHN NEWPORT, three letters, 1835-1840. Newport MSS., Queen's University of Belfast.

DAVID PARISH, eight letters, 1807. Parish papers, St Lawrence UL, New York.

SIR ROBERT PEEL, 40 items of correspondence with many enclo­sures, 1834-1847. BL Add. MSS. 40404-40598.

HENRY JOHN TEMPLE, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, two letters, 1843. Broadlands papers, NRA12889.

DANIEL WEBSTER, two letters, 1842. Webster papers, Library of Congress.

DANIEL WEBSTER, three letters, 1839. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

SAMUEL WILBERFORCE, six letters, 1841-1844. Bodleian, MSS. Wilberforce c7, c8, d17.

Printed Material

Papers Relative to the Special Mission of Lord Ashburton to the United States of America in 1842 (Shannon, Ireland, 1969).

ODNB ; ESS II 267.

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