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The papers of Sir George Murray 1813-1845 [microform]
Bib ID 1041210
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Murray, George, Sir, 1772-1846
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description [Edinburgh] : National Library of Scotland, [19--] 
1 microfilm reel : 35 mm. 
Summary

Letters from the papers of Sir George Murray including working papers on Australia when Colonial Secretary and 35 letters from Sir Thomas Mitchell; other letters to, from and about Mitchell, some correspondence between Murray and Sir Thomas Brisbane; some letters from other correspondents, including William Light, Capt. Stirling, Duke of Wellington, Sir J. C. Napier, James Wylde, and Felton Mathew. Also miscellaneous material from the National Library of Scotland relating chiefly to Sir Thomas Brisbane, including letters to Sir Walter Scott from George Harper, Lachlan Macquarie and Andrew Murray, and to the Scottish Martyrs, including material on Thomas Muir, Dr. Keikle and Charles Sinclair.

Biography/History

Murray entered the Army 1789; Q.M. General, Peninsular War; Chief-in-Staff of Allied Armies of Occupation after Waterloo; Governor of R.M.C. Sandhurst, Commander-in-Chief in Ireland; Secretary of State for the Colonies (1828-1830) and Master-General of Ordinance; M.P. for Perthshire, edited Marlborough's Despatches.

Notes

Microfilm copy of original documents in the National Library of Scotland.

Cited In

Guide to collections of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A1138.

Index/Finding Aid Note Contents list (7 p.) 
Subjects Murray, George, Sir, 1772-1846 -- Archives.  |  Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855 -- Correspondence.  |  Public officers -- Correspondence.  |  Australia -- Description and travel -- To 1850.
Other authors/contributors Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855

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