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|Named Person:||Mary of Modena, consort of James II King of England|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
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Dunmore family.; Adolphus Frederick Cambridge, Duke of; Alexandra, Queen consort of Edward VII King of Great Britain; Augusta, Princess wife of Prince Adolphus Frederick Duke of Cambridge; Charles Murray Dunmore, Earl of; Charles Adolphus Murray Dunmore, Earl of; George Murray Dunmore, Earl of; John Murray Dunmore, Earl of; Edward, King of Great Britain; William Johnson, Sir; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Henry Pelham; Maurice Saxe, comte de
|Notes:||Papers were deposited at the College of William and Mary and later given back to the Dunmore Family except for the items relating to Virginia. The papers are now in the Scottish National Archives, Register House, Edinburgh.
Questions regarding permission to publish may be directed to the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
John E. Selby, Dunmore (Williamsburg: Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission, 1977); and William C. Lowe, "The Parliamentary Career of Lord Dunmore, 1761-1774," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 96 (January 1988), pp. 3-30.
Cite as Dunmore Family Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Eighteenth century papers relate to the Jacobite conspiracies of 1703 and 1745, the War of Austrian Succession in which John, 2nd Earl of Dunmore (1685-1752), served in Flanders and also relate to the career of John, 4th Earl of Dunmore (1732-1809), governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. There are four letters from George Washington to Lord Dunmore.
The nineteenth century papers include letters from George, 5th Earl of Dunmore to his agent Thomas Jack. Topics in the collection include the marriage of Prince Augustus Frederick to Lady Augusta Murray.
Prominent correspondents include Edward VII and his wife Alexandra (to Charles Adolphus, 7th Earl of Dunmore), Queen Victoria, Prince Adolphus Frederick (Duke of Cambridge), Sir William Johnson, Henry Pelham and Marshal Saxe.