Correspondence of James Harris, 3rd Earl Malmesbury

Scope and Content

Correspondence in this series are from the second period that the Earl of Malmesbury was the Foreign Secretary.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Harris, 3rd Earl of Malmesbury (25 Mar 1807 – 17 May 1889), was an influential British statesman. He served as Foreign Secretary on two occasions under the premiership of the Earl of Derby, and in 1852 was admitted to the Privy Council.