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Vane, Henry, 1st Earl of Darlington

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 105
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Vane, Henry, 1st Earl of Darlington
Date(s): c1736-1738
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Vane | Henry | 1705-1758 | 1st Earl of Darlington | politician
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Henry Vane was born about 1705. He was Member of Parliament for Launceston 1726-1727, St. Mawes 1727-1741, Ripon 1741-1747 and for County Durham 1747-1753. Vane was Vice Treasurer and Paymaster General from 1742-1744, a Lord of the Treasury 1749-1755 and Lord Lieutenant of County Durham 1753-1758. He succeeded his father in the Peerage as 3rd Baron Barnard on 27 April 1753. He was created Viscount Barnard of Barnards Castle and Earl of Darlington 3 April 1754. Vane died on 6 March 1758.


Scope and content/abstract:

Accounts of Henry Vane's land estate from March 1736 to March 1737.

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Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

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Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Allied Materials

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The British Library, London, holds letters to Andrew Stone and Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, 1746-1756 (Ref: Add MSS 32709-864).

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999-09-28 Simon McKeon, 2000-01-06 Judith Etherton, 2000-05-25 Sarah Aitchison

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