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Political correspondence, c. 1820-1850, particularly concern­ing Home Office, Irish and Naval affairs.

Graham papers, NRA 2634. (Microfilms of this collection in the Bodleian, Cambridge UL, National Library of Ireland and the Newberry Library, Chicago.)


WILLIAM A’COURT, 1st Baron Heytesbury, copies of eight letters, 1845-1846.

Newcastle MSS., Nottingham UL

FRANCIS ROBERT BONHAM, many letters, 1837-1857. BL Add. MS. 40616.

HENRY PETER BROUGHAM, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, 110 letters, 1818-1857. Brougham papers, UCL

SIR GEORGE BROWN, a few letters, 1843. N. L. S., MS. 2843.

EDWARD CARDWELL, many letters, 1852-1859.

Cardwell papers, PRO

EDWIN CHADWICK, 30 items, 1841-1851.

Chadwick papers, UCL

HENRY PELHAM CLINTON, 5th Duke of Newcastle, 67 letters, 1840-1861.

Newcastle MSS., Nottingham UL

SIR THOMAS JOHN COCHRANE, 30 letters, 1840-1855. NLS, MS. 2280 et seq.

JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY, Baron Lyndhurst, 14 letters, 1842­ – 1844.

Copley papers, Glamorgan RO

BENJAMIN DISRAELI, Earl of Beaconsfield, three letters, 1842­ – 1851.

Disraeli papers, NRA 0842.

HENRY DUNCAN, several letters, 1834-1835. Crawford papers, NRA 12609.

ROBERT DUNDAS, 2nd Viscount Melville, eight items, 1831-1832.

Melville Castle Muniments, Scottish RO

HENRY RICHARD VASSALL FOX, 3rd Baron Holland (and Lady Holland), 55 letters, c. 1826-1840.

BL Add. MS. 51542.

WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, many letters, 1837-1855.

BL Add. MSS. 44163 – 44164.

GEORGE HAMILTON GORDON, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, many letters, 1840-1860.

BL Add. MSS. 43190-43192.

HENRY HARDINGE, 1st Viscount Hardinge, 20 letters, 1836­ – 1854.

Hardinge papers, McGill University, Montreal.

GEORGE WILLIAM HOPE, several letters, 1841-1856.

Hope of Luffness papers, NRA 10172.

JOHN GEORGE LAMBTON, 1st Earl of Durham, a few letters, n.d. Lambton papers, NRA 11184.

WILLIAM WALTER LEGGE, 5th Earl of Dartmouth, four letters, 1842-1854.

Dartmouth MSS., William Salt Library, Stafford.

SIR THOMAS MARTIN, many letters, 1830-1854. BL Add. MSS. 41368-41466.

SIR CHARLES NAPIER, many letters, 1827-1854. BL Add. MSS. 40023-40026, 40037.

JOSEPH PARKES, two letters, 1854. Parkes papers, UCL

SIR ROBERT PEEL, much correspondence, 1827-1850. BL Add. MSS. 40318, 40446-40452.

SIR GEORGE SINCLAIR, several letters, 1835-1841. Sinclair of Ulbster papers, NRA 10552.

GEORGE JOHN SPENCER, 2nd Earl Spencer, nine letters, 1831­ – 1833.

Spencer papers, NRA 10410.

CHARLES WILLIAM STEWART, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, 71 letters, 1841-1852.

Londonderry papers, Durham RO

HENRY JOHN TEMPLE, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, 80 letters, 1831-1861.

Broadlands papers, NRA 12889.

GEORGE WILLIAM FREDERICK VILLIERS, 4th Earl of Clarendon, many letters, 1834-1855.

Bodleian, MS. Clar. Dep. c4, c14, c30, c469.

THOMAS WALLACE, Baron Wallace, three letters, 1813. Middleton papers, Northumberland RO

SAMUEL WILBERFORCE, nine letters, 1837-1857. Bodleian, MS. Wilberforce.

SIR ROBERT JOHN WILMOT-HORTON, two letters, 1831-1833. Catton collection, Derby Borough Library.

CHARLES WOOD, 1st Viscount Halifax, 87 letters, 1846-1861. Hickleton papers, NRA 8128.

Printed Material

ARVEL B. ERICKSON, The Public Career of Sir James Graham ( Oxford, 1952).

CHARLES STUART PARKER, Life and Letters of Sir James Graham Baronet of Netherby, P.C., G.C.B., 1792-1861 ( London, 1907).

JOHN T. WARD, Sir James Graham ( London, 1967).

Palgrave II 249; ODNB; Boase I 1196.

Portraits: BL(P); NPG(A); see Ward (above).