Item III/vi/02 - An Account of Russia, as it was in the Year 1710

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GB 2014 WS-01-GRE-III/vi/02


An Account of Russia, as it was in the Year 1710


  • 1957 (Accumulation)
  • 1758 (Publication)

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8vo, 1 volume

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WHITWORTH, SIR CHARLES, eldest son of Francis Whitworth (qv); bapt. St. Andrew, Holborn 26 Jun 1721 (IGI); adm. (aged 8) Jun 1730; left 1738; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 1738 [check]; MP Minehead 1747-61, Bletchingley 1761-8, Minehead 1768-74, East Looe 14 Oct – Dec 1774, Saltash from 3 Jan 1775; Lieut. -Governor, Gravesend and Tilbury, from Aug 1758; Chairman, Committee of Ways and Means, House of Commons, from May 1768; knighted 19 Aug 1768; FSA 9 Nov 1758; author, A Collection of the Supplies and Ways and Means from the Revolution to the present Time, 1764, and other works; m. 29 May 1749 Martha, eldest dau. of Richard Shelley, Chairman, Board of Stamps; d. 22 Aug 1778. DNB.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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3 volumes

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  • English


  • Latin


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