Case of the suffering clergy of France, refugees in the British dominions
|Creator:||Eardley-Wilmot, John, 1750-1815|
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Manuscript and printed items, tipped into album in approximate chronological order. Includes letters to Eardley-Wilmot from Sir Brook Watson, 1st bart. (1735-1807), George Nugent-Temple-Grenville, 1st marquis of Buckingham (1753-1813), John Moore, abp. of Canterbury (1730-1805), the Bishop of Leon, Frances Anne (Greville) Crewe, lady Crewe (d.1818), Mark Noble (1754-1827), Sir John Coxe Hippisley, 1st bart. (1748-1825), Hannah More (1745-1833), John Milner (1752-1826), John Wills (1741-1806), John Julius Angerstein (1735-1823), Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd earl of Liverpool (1770-1828), William Eden, 1st baron Auckland (1744-1814); other manuscript items include financial records, records of council proceedings, and a copy of a letter from Pope Pius VI to the Bishop of Leon.The printed items include newspaper clippings, lists of subscribers, minutes and resolutions from committee meetings, a printed document in Latin issued by Pope Pius VI praising "even non-catholic princes and people" who give asylum to French clergy, and an unrecorded separate printing of the "Case of the Suffering Clergy of France" by Edmund Burke (1729-1797), which first appeared in the Evening Mail, 1792 Sep 19 (see Todd, Bibl. Edmund Burke, No. 60). Some letters praise Eardley-Wilmot for his charitable pursuit, and others criticize him as a papal sympathizer. Table of contents outlines dates and names of correspondents in page order.
1 folder (19 p.) ; 27 cm.
ca. 151 items (in 1 box) ; 27 x 21 cm.
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