Papers of Sir Robert Liston from his career as tutor to the sons of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 3rd Baronet, of Minto, to the beginning of his diplomatic career in Munich and Ratisbon. Edit

Summary

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MSS.5510-5517
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Dates

  • 1756-1776. (Creation)

Extents

  • 8 Volumes (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The papers concern: Robert Liston's career as tutor to the sons of Sir Gilbert Elliot; the period from 1771 to 1773 which he spent in applying, unsuccessfully, for various posts; his assisting Gilbert Stuart in editing 'The London Magazine'; and the beginning of his diplomatic career, as secretary to Hugh Elliot in Munich and as Chargé d'Affaires to the Imperial Diet in Ratisbon, 1774-1776.

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