Miscellaneous Political Papers

Scope and Content

The volume contains a collection of miscellaneous documents, mainly concerning French and Indian affairs. Items include:

  • No. 1: Allowances to several paymasters of the forces for making their accounts after leaving office, 1713-25;
  • No. 2: Abstract of the Resolutions of the States General, 1745-6;
  • No. 3: Copie de la lettre du Baron Rosencrantz au Roi de Dannemarc, in French, 1753;
  • Nos 4-5: Draft of a loyal address of the House of Lords to the King, n.d.;
  • No. 6: Letter from Michael Chambers at Coventry to ?Legge, 12 Nov 1780;
  • No. 7: Account of the French force in the East Indies, n.d.;
  • No. 8: Draft of a speech on the liberty of the individual, n.d.;
  • No. 10: Reflections sur l'Expedition de l'Indie, in French, n.d.;
  • No. 12: Summary of the paper given to Baron Munchausen in consequence of a conversation about the progress of the French in India, n.d.
  • No. 14: Memorandum on French and British naval forces in India and at the Cape, 1782;
  • No. 15: Letter from Peter Clarke to John Randall, mayor of Oxford, 15 Oct 1794;
  • No. 16: Poem in French entitled Bonaparte;
  • No. 17: Letter from Lord Palmerston at the War Office to John Bridge, 1813.