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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 196.5

Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others

Correspondence, portraits and engravings of the British naval hero Lord Horatio Nelson, his mistress Lady Emma Hamilton, and others.

Dates

  • 1760-1869

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.8 linear feet (5 boxes)

Correspondence of Horatio Nelson and Emma Hamilton with King George III and other heads of state, Hamilton's husband William Hamilton, and many others, together with portraits of Nelson, Hamilton, and others, and engravings of Nelson and naval battles, among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Horatio Nelson was a British admiral who defeated the French fleet during the Napoleonic wars. Lady Emma Hamilton was his mistress.

Arrangement

Alphabetical index of names available at end of finding aid.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joseph Husband; received: 1928 18 September.

Volume of letters donated by Amy Lowell in 1925.

Name index.

Abercorn, A. E. 108a.
Abercorn, James Hamilton, 8th earl of, 1712-1789. 107-.
Abercorn, John James Hamilton, 9th earl of, 1756-1811. 108.
Aston, [Sir John]. 144.
Baird, [Dr.]A. 40, 114a.
Banks, Sir Joseph, bart., 1743-1820. 97, 128, 128a.
Barham, Charles Middleton, baron, 1766-1813. 147.
Bayntun, Sir Henry William, 1766-1840. 44.
Bentham, Sir Samuel, 1757-1831. 30.
Berry, [], Lady. 112c, 172a.
Berry, Sir Edward, 1768-1831. 172, 172a, 181.
Bickerton, Sir Richard Hussey, 1759-1832. 114.
Blackwood, Harriett. 130.
Blackwood, Sir Henry, bart., 1770-1832. 130.
Bolton, Sir William. 47.
Bourdois, [Mr.]. 140b.
Bowen, Thomas. 119, 119a.
Brisbane, Sir Charles, 1769?-1829. 120.
Bronté, Charlotte Mary (Nelson) Bridport, duchess of, 1787-1873. 95-96.
Bruix, Etienne Eustache, 1759-1805. 154.
Bulkeley, Richard. 117-118.
Cadell and Davis. 171b.
Campbell, Sir Patrick, 1773-1841. 15.
Canning, George, 1770-1827. 146.
Carolina Maria, queen of the Two Sicilies, 1752-1814. 145, 145a.
Carre, Timothy. 140.
Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822. 171.
Clarke, J. S. 171d.
Cochrane, Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis, 1758-1832. 142.
Codrington, Sir Edward, 1770-1851. 169b.
Codrington, Sir Henry, 1808-1877. 169b.
Collingwood, Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st baron, 1750-1810. 45, 49, 51-52, 122, 122a, 181, 183.
Compton, William. 136.
Coutts, Thomas. 97a.
Croft, William. 116.
Cumberland, Leswick. 100b.
Damer, Anne Seymour, 1749-1828. 168.
Davison, Alexander, 1750-1829. 83, 135, 135a, 158.
Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth, 1st bart., 1810-1869. 169e.
Drake, Francis, fl. 1790-1804. 6.
Duff, George. 48.
Duncan, Adam Duncan, viscount, 1731-1804. 181.
Durham, Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood, 1763-1845. 134a.
Eiker und Ekoffen, baron von. 17a.
Elgin, Thomas Bruce, 7th earl of, 1766-1841. 143-144.
Evans, Thomas Andrew. 169, 169b, 169d, 169e, 169f, 170, 170a.
Foley, Sir Thomas, 1757-1833. 28.
Fox, Henry Edward, 1755-1811. 19, 82.
Freeling, Sir Francis, bart, 1764-1836. 100a.
Freemantle, Sir Thomas Francis, 1765-1819. 123, 156b.
George III, king of Gt. Brit., 1738-1820. 140, 140a, 140b.
George IV, king of Gt. Brit., 1762-1830. 72.
Giles, Edward. 42.
Gill, Charles. 12.
Goddard, C. 153c.
Gore, [Col.]. 78.
Greville, Charles Francis. 68, 97, 97a, 98a 97b.
Gridlestone, [Mrs.]. 71.
Hamilton, [Mrs.]. 99.
Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton, 10th duke of, 1767-1852. 86, 105, 106.
Hamilton, Archibald Hamilton, 9th duke of, 1740-1819. 104.
Hamilton, Catherine (Barlow), lady, d. 1782. 94.
Hamilton, Douglas Hamilton, 8th duke of, 1757-1799. 103.
Hamilton, Emma, lady, 1761?-1815. 21 and passim.
Hamilton, Frederick. 98.
Hamilton, Gavin, 1730-1797. 137.
Hamilton, Sir William, 1730-1803. 3 and passim.
Hardy, Sir Thomas Masterman, 1st bart, 1769-1839. 112, 112a, 112b, 113, 133, 178.
Hartley, James, 1745-1799. 61.
Hewson, George. 134.
Hill, Rowland Hill, viscount, 1772-1842. 168d.
Hippisley, Sir John Cox, 1st bart., 1748-1825. 155.
Hoste, Dixon. 20.
Huntingdon, Francis Hastings, 10th earl of, 1729-1789. 140.
James and Playfair. 159.
Keats, Sir Richard Goodwin, 1757-1834. 37, 37a, 133.
Knight, [], lady. 16.
Lancaster, [Rev. Mr.]. 76.
Latimer, S. 168b.
Lethbridge, []. 169a.
Londonderry, Robert Stewart, 2nd marquis of, 1769-1822. 141.
Louis, Sir Thomas, 1st bart., 1759-1807. 129.
Lucas, Simon. 80, 153a.
Lutwidge, C. 139, 139a.
McArthur, John, 1755-1840. 23, 171a, 171b, 171c.
Markenzie, Mary. 97b.
Macpherson, Sir John, 1st bart., 1745-1821. 150.
Magra, [Major]. 149.
March, Page and Creed. 26.
Markham, John, 1761-1827. 116.
Marsden, William, 1754-1836. 43, 116.
Marsh, William. 135.
Marsh, Strong and Co. 91-93.
Martin, Sir George, 1764-1847. 134b.
Matcham, George. 109.
Melville, Henry Dundas, 1st viscount, 1742-1811. 125, 140b.
Minto, Sir Gilbert Elliott, 1st earl of, 1751-1814. 149.
Mulgrave, Constantine John Phipps, 2nd baron, 1744-1792. 128.
Napier, E. G. 134c.
Nelson, Edmund, c. 1722-1802. 178.
Nelson, Frances (Herbert) Nelson, viscountess, 1761-1831. 90-93.
Nelson, Hilare (Barlow) Nelson, countess, d. 1857. 181.
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, viscount, 1758-1805. 1 and passim.
Nelson, Sarah (Yonge) Nelson, countess, d. 1828. 24, 101.
Nelson, Thomas Bolton (afterwards Nelson) 2nd earl, 1786-1835. 102.
Nelson, William Nelson, 1st earl, 1757-1835. 100, 100a, 100b, 135a.
Nepean, Sir Evan, 1st bart., 1751-1822. 126-127, 142.
Newcombe, Frederick. 69.
Nichols, John Bowyer, 1779-1863. 109.
Parker, E. J. 110.
Parker, Sir Peter, 1st bart., 1721-1811. 13.
Pasco, John, 1774-1853. 168e.
Paul I, emperor of Russia, 1754-1801. 17, 62.
Pearce, William. 132-133.
Pickering, William, 1796-1854. 147.
Pitt, William, 1759-1806. 168c.
Plymouth, Sarah (Archer) Windsor countess of, 1762-1838. 138.
Pollard, [Mr.]. 156a.
Pollard, Thomas. 4.
Radstock, William Waldergrave, 1st baron, 1753-1825. 131.
Riou, Edward, 1758?-1801. 153d.
Robinson, John, 1727-1802. 100b.
Rose, George, 1744-1818. 65, 146.
Ross, William, c. 1772-. 156.
Rouse, J. W. 169d.
Rudge, [Rev. Dr.]. 112b.
Russell, [Mr. and Mrs.]. 74.
St. Helens, Alleyne Fitzherbert, baron, 1753-1839. 148.
St. Vincent, John Jervis, earl, 1736-1823. 126-27, 133.
Saxe-Gotha, Ernst II, duke of, d. 1804. 151.
Saxton, Charles, 1732-1808. 153d.
Saye and Sele, William Thomas Eardley-Twistleton-Fiennes, 15th baron of, 1798-1847. 169a.
Schérer, Barthélemy Louis Joseph. 154.
Scott, [Mr.]. 89.
Scott, Alexander, John, 1768-1840. 111, 111a, 111b, 166.
Scott, Charles D. 168d.
Scott, John. 114, 114a.
Seiller, [Dr.]. 88.
Smith, Sir William Sidney, 1764-1840. 121, 143, 183.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843. 131.
Standatt [?], E. 168a.
Stephens, Alexander, 1757-1821. 32.
Stephens, Sir Philip, 1st bart, 1725-1809. 116.
Stewart, [Mr.]. 90.
Stewart, Sir John. 121.
Strange, James. 134a.
Stuart, Lord Dudley Coutts, 1803-1854. 169.
Suckling, William. 31a.
Tayler, Nathaniel. 34.
Thomas, Richard, 1777-1857. 38.
Thomson, [Mrs.]. 186.
Thomson, J. D. 46.
Tombleson, Thomas. 134d, 168b.
Torcia, Michele. 153.
Trigge, Sir Thomas. 36.
Troubridge, Sir Thomas, 1st bart., 1758?-1807. 116.
Tyrwhitt, Thomas. 140c.
Tyson, John. 29.
Villettes, William Anne, 1754-1808. 41, 152.
Vulliamy, Lewis, 1791-1871. 168.
Wager, William. 120.
Ward, Horatia (Nelson) 1801-1881. 89, 89a.
Ward, Philip. 89a.
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. 167a.
Westcott, George Blagdon, 1745?-1798. 115.
Westfailin, [Mrs.]. 63.
Wilkes, John, 1727-1797. 98.
William IV, king of Gt. Brit., 1765-1837. 181.
William Frederick, duke of Gloucester, 1776-1834. 155.
Wilson, Thomas. 169c.
Wyndham, W. 172a.
Wyndham, William Frederick, 1763-1828. 1a, 153b.
Wymer, George. 31.
Young [Miss]. 139a.
Young, R. B. 112a.
Young, Sir William, 1751-1821. 124.
Title
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805. Horatio Nelson correspondence with Lady Emma Hamilton and others: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00364

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