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The papers of William Pitt the Younger

Pitt, William

The papers of William Pitt the Younger

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Published by Harvester Microform in Brighton, Sussex, England .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

SeriesPapers of the prime ministers of Great Britain ;, ser. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 20,556
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination144 microfilm reels
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2991841M
LC Control Number84246688

William Pitt the Younger () was a British politician who served as Prime Minister on two separate occasions. He is widely regarded as a person who modernized the office of Prime Minister. The second son of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, the younger William Pitt was born on , at the family estate of Hayes, near Bromley, Kent. It was a year of triumph for his father, and for England, which was victorious on land and on sea against the French. To mark the th anniversary of the birth of William Pitt the younger (), one of the greatest politicians in British history, today we remember his birthplace – Pitt’s childhood home of Hayes Place in Kent. On 28 th May , William Pitt the elder wrote to his sister Ann at Bath to announce the birth of his fourth child: “ Lady Hester [his wife] was safely delivered of a.


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The Papers of William Pitt The Younger is the title given by the microfilm publisher and is published as part of the microfilm series, Papers of the Prime Ministers of Great Britain, Series One. About William Pitt the Elder.

William Pitt the Younger followed his father into a career in politics, becoming prime minister in at the age of Influenced by the writings of Adam Smith, he reduced tariffs and government spending while levying new taxes in an effort to lower the debt resulting from the American Revolution.

William Pitt the Younger The papers of William Pitt the Younger book an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England/5(30).

This book resolves the long-standing controversy about the response of the Younger Pitt to that revolution. Jennifer The papers of William Pitt the Younger book provides an in-depth analysis of Pitt's actions as Prime Minister and examines the political theory, policy formation, and political dealings through a study of government documents, personal papers and the records of.

Consists of letters sent from Pitt’s wife, Hester, to Alexander Hood and assorted documents detailing some of the political activities of Pitt as well his son, William Pitt the Younger.

View William Pitt the Younger Research Papers on for free. William Pitt Family Papers Description Consists of letters sent from Pitt’s wife, Hester, to Alexander Hood and assorted documents detailing some of the political activities of Pitt as well his son, William Pitt the Younger.

William Pitt, the Younger, (bornHayes, Kent, England—died JanuLondon), British prime minister (–, –06) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars.

He had considerable influence in strengthening the office of the prime minister. Early life. William Pitt was the second son of William Pitt, 1st earl of Chatham, a famous statesman of the mid. William Pitt the Younger — ‘Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.

It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.’. William Pitt 'The Younger' Tory and Whig toto 28 MayHayes Place, near Hayes Kent. 23 JanuaryPutney Heath, London. Dates in office. toto The documents relating to William Pitt the Younger include an acceptance of the King's invitation to attend an event at the Queen's House, letters addressed to Cambridge University requesting that he continue his term as their representative, and notices sent to others members of Parliament encouraging their attendance at various sessions., Papers of the William Pitt family,DARDarlington Memorial Library, University of Pittsburgh.

William Pitt the Younger (28 May – 23 January ) was a prominent British Tory statesman of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister of Great Britain in at the age of 24 and the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland as of January He left office in Marchbut served as Prime Minister Parents: William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, Hester Grenville.

Pitt also gave the couple £ just after their wedding; this gift was recorded in one of Pitt's account books which is now amongst the Chatham Papers at The National Archives. Edward James Eliot and Lady Harriot Pitt were married by special licence in Downing Street on the evening of Saturday, Septem [6].

Title ; Papers of the William Pitt family, William Pitt family papers, ; Identifier ; US-PPiU-dar ; Extent ; 46 1 ; Type ; mixed material ; Subject ; Pit. William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England/5(32).

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William Pitt and Charles, duke of Rutland, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,Chatham papers. William Pitt and the French Revolution, This ebook list for those who looking for to read William Pitt and the French Revolution,you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England.4/5(5).

The award-winning biography of William Pitt the Younger by William Hague, the youngest leader of the Tory Party since Pitt himself. William Pitt the Younger was one of the most extraordinary figures in British history/5(99).

William Pitt the Younger [William Hague] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(30). John Pitt, the 2nd Earl of Chatham, and William Pitt the younger's older brother, lived at No. 6 (now No. 47) Berkeley Square in the s. William Pitt often stayed with his brother at this residence before he moved in to Downing Street in the spring of A lively, authoritative biography of one of the towering figures in British history who became Prime Minister at the age of twenty-four, written by the youngest-ever leader of the Tory Party.

The younger William Pitt -- known as the 'schoolboy' -- began his days as Prime Minister in deeply underestimated and completely beleaguered. Yet he annihilated his opponents in the General Election 4/5(5). a) Eight items of correspondence between William Pitt the Younger and Mathew Boulton, b) Autograph letter from William Pitt to John Baker-Holroyd, 8 April 2) Cumbria Record Office, Kendal, Cumbria; LA9 4RQ.

a) Rydal Hall papers: two letters from Pitt. William Pitt The Younger book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Despite having been highly impressed by William Hague's biography of Wilberforce, I decided to read Reilly's work on Pitt rather than Hague's simply to get a different perspective on the era.

However, good Hague's book on Pitt may be, I am highly /5. InA.D. Harvey published William Pitt the Younger,the initial volume in the Meckler's' series Bibliographies of British Statesmen, intended to be authoritative guides for graduate researchers, listing all available published, as well as manuscript, source materials.

William Pitt the Younger was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of 24 (although the term Prime Minister was not then used).

He left office inbut was Prime Minister again from until his death in /5(1). Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Whole Foods Today's Deals AmazonBasics Coupons Gift Cards Help Free Shipping Shopper Toolkit Registry Sell.

William Pitt the Younger was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in at the age of 24 (although the term Prime Minister was not then used).

He left office inbut was Prime Minister again from until his death in Book Edition: Third Edition. Get this from a library. Chatham papers: correspondence of William Pitt, the younger (PRO 30/8/). [William Pitt; Great Britain. Public Record Office.]. William Pitt the Younger always was the politician's politician: an MP at 21, prime minister at 24 and dead at 46, with only two years out of office in between.

Pitt dominated British politics for his entire adult life. He lived for the House of Commons and for the daily grind of government service. He was the greatest political orator of his day. William Pitt the Younger re-examines Pitt's career in the light of recent research and emphasizes that it should not be stereotyped as having a reformist' phase in the years to and a reactionary' phase thereafter.

His treatment includes explanation of: * Pitt's rapid rise to power * the importance of his relations with George III/5. William Hague, who knows a bit about precocious politicians, tackles the most talented of them all, William Pitt the Younger Robert McCrum Sun 19.

William Pitt was born at Hayes, Kent on 28th May William Pitt died on 16th January, He suffered from poor health and was educated at home. His father, William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, was the former M.P.

for Old Sarum and one of the most important politicians of the period. Being the archives of government, the National Archives’ records are not, by and large, full of the voices of children.

But in the Chatham Papers we find some of my favourite documents in the whole collection: a small selection of the childhood letters of William Pitt and his sister Hester, preserved by Prime Minister 1 Pitt the Elder and his wife Lady Chatham.

2 The Pitts had five children. The younger William Pitt -- known as the 'schoolboy' -- began his days as Prime Minister in deeply underestimated and completely beleaguered. Yet he annihilated his opponents in the General Election the following year and dominated the governing of Britain for twenty-two years [nearly nineteen of them as Prime Minister]/5().

A late 18th century sketch of Cheam School in Surrey records that Reverend Edward Wilson's famous pupil - The Right Hon. William Pitt (the younger) - was educated there.

This is incorrect. Pitt was educated at home with his four siblings until the age of 14 (when he attended Pembroke Hall in Cambridge), although Pitt was tutored by Mr. Wilson. William Pitt the Younger is an illuminating biography of one of the great iconic figures in British history: the man who in at the age of twenty-four became (and so remains) the youngest Prime Minister in the history of England.

In this lively and authoritative study, William Hague–himself the youngest political party leader in recent history–explains the dramatic events and. William Hague is the best-selling author of William Pitt the Younger, published in to rapturous reviews and was chosen as History Book of the Year in the British Book Awards.

At Oxford, he was President of both the Union and the University Conservative Association. He has been MP for Richmond, Yorkshire since /5(2). William Pitt the younger is the subject of a weighty and scholarly biography by William Hague, former leader of the Conservative party.

The empathy, indeed the identification of subject with. Articles appeared in The Edinburgh Review during which questioned William Pitt's motives in supporting the abolitionists.

Wilberforce (Oct. 22, ) wrote Harrison concerning his relations with the younger Pitt (d. ), and stated that his belief was that Pitt had been a.

: William Pitt the Younger () by Hague, William and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.After holding subordinate offices under William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, and William Pitt the Younger, Dundas entered the cabinet in as Secretary of State for the Home Department.

It was during this period that he was influential in obstructing the abolition of the slave trade.