Miscellaneous papers concerning the 1st Earl of Minto. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1753, 1805-1808, undated. (Creation)


  • 93 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    93 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers include a copy of a dispatch of the Court of Directors to the Calcutta Presidency concerning the charter, 24 January 1753 (folio 1), copy of an unaddressed letter of Sir James Mackintosh, 21 February 1806 (folio 33), 'Copies of Sir George H. Barlow's Letters to Lord Cornwallis and Lt. Colonel Malcolm, dated Calcutta 27 August and 7 October 1805. Remarks on the state of our recently acquired Possessions and Alliances' (folio 37), printed obituary of the Marquess Cornwallis, 1806 (folio 57), excerpt of a letter, 6 March 1808, possibly of Sir James Mackintosh 'to a Gentleman in England' concerning Christian missions in India (folio 58), and 'Catalogue of Dr Leydens Books', undated (folio 71).