Cadogan, Charles Henry Sloane, 1749-1832

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Cadogan, Charles Henry Sloane, 1749-1832

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CADOGAN, CHARLES HENRY SLOANE, 2nd EARL CADOGAN, eldest son of Charles Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan, Master of the Mint, and his first wife Hon.Frances Bromley, daughter of Henry Bromley, 1st Baron Montfort ; great-nephew of William Cadogan, 1st Earl Cadogan (qv) ; b. 29 Nov 1749 ; at school under Markham (he writes, in a letter of 20 Mar 1789 (House of Lords Record Office) to his brother Hon.William Bromley Cadogan (qv), in reference to deficiencies in his education, that “I now wish that I had remained longer with you at Westminster”) ; Ensign, 3rd Foot Guards 1762 ; Lieut., 31 May 1769 ; Capt. (by 1770) ; 61st Foot, 18 Jun 1778 - Jul 1780 ; contested Cambridge 1774 ; by the autumn of 1775 his friend Rev.William Cole records that Cadogan had “fallen ill of a malady [incipient mental problems ?] of which there was no great prospect of his getting the better of” ; Grand Tour 1783-90 (France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Poland) ; declared lunatic 2 Feb 1800, it being found that he had been out of his mind since 1 Jan 1793 ; styled Viscount Chelsea 1800-7 ; succ. father as 2nd Earl Cadogan 3 Apr 1807 ; did not take seat in House of Lords ; d.unm. 23 Dec 1832.


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Previously unpublished letters from Cadogan to his brother are available on James Innes-Mulraine's website here:

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