File GTN 5/9/53 - Letters to and from Lord Suffield (including draft replies) and associated correspondence

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GTN 5/9/53

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Letters to and from Lord Suffield (including draft replies) and associated correspondence

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  • 1822, 1832 (Creation)

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(1781-1835)

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Born on 10 November 1781, in Albemarle Street, London.
Second son of Harbord Harbord, first Baron Suffield, and his wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Sir Ralph Assheton, bt, of Middleton, Lancashire. Edward Harbord was born on 10 November 1781. He married Georgiana, daughter and co-heiress of George, second Lord Vernon, on 19 September 1809. She died on 30 September 1824. On 12 September 1826, Edward Harbord married Emily Harriott, youngest daughter of Evelyn Shipley, of Ettington Park, Warwickshire, and Longh Fea Castle, county Monaghan.
Edward Harbord was MP for Great Yarmouth (1806-12) and Shaftesbury (1820-1). He campaigned for better conditions in prisons, the abolition of slavery and the relaxation of game laws. Established Norfolk County Cricket Club.
He died on 6 July 1835, as a result of a fall on a horse.

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Lord Auckland stating his and Lord Suffield's coincidence of opinion on an unstated topic, 1832; Joseph Brotherton re reform movement in Manchester, 1832; Brotherton re wording of anti-slavery resolution, 1832; Christopher Hughes, Holkham, on penitential system in the U.S.A.
Marked 'used':
Samuel Bignold re progress of Norwichl (Assize) Bill, 1832; John B. Boileau jun., Lord Suffield's retirement as chairman of the quarter sessions, 1832; Lord Broughton re Norwich (Assize) Bill and introducing 'my very particular friencd' John Bellender Ker, 1832; Charles Cooper, Norwich, re the new Game Act, 1832; Robert Copeman, Aylsham, re Bill for effects of holding Norfolk lent assizes at Norwich, 1832; Lord James Graham, Admiralty, request for promotion of Mr Postle and of Commander Sharpe of the Coast Guard, 1832; circular letter thanking Lord Suffiield for subscribing to a fund to indemnify Sir Robert Wilson, MP for Southwark, 'dismissed... for praiseworthy conduct, misrepresented', 1822.

Marked 'no. 4'.

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Arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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ee2531ff-d057-4181-9879-e754af0d8f09

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Created 12/04/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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