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Finding Aid for the Richard Cobden Letters, 1833-1865
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Letters from Richard Cobden to his Brothers and Sisters, 1833-1847

Box 1, Folder 1

Cobden to his brother, Frederick W. Cobden, 1833.

Physical Description: 3 letters.

Scope and Content Note

London, June 3; Brighton, July 20; Paris, July 27.
Box 1, Folder 2

Cobden to his brother, Frederick W. Cobden, 1834.

Physical Description: 2 letters.

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Geneva, June 6; * Paris, June 17.
Box 1, Folder 3

Cobden to his brothers and sisters, 1836.

Physical Description: 7 letters, 11 pieces.

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To Frederick W. Cobden, Gibraltar, November 2; to Millicent Cobden, Gibraltar, November 11; to Frederick W. Cobden, Malta, November 17; November 18; to My dearest Girls, Alexandria, November 30; to Miss Cobden, Cairo, December 20; to Harry Cobden, Cairo, December 31.
Box 1, Folder 4

Cobden to his brothers and sisters, 1837.

Physical Description: 12 letters.

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To Frederick W. Cobden, Cairo, January 4; * to Charles Cobden, On the Nile between Cairo & Alexandria, January 8;* to My dearest Girls, Alexandria, January 18; to Frederick W. Cobden, Alexandria, January 18; On board the Sardinian Brig La Verke in the Sea of Marmora, January 28;* to My dear Girls, On board the Sardinian Brig La Verke in the Sea of Marmora, January 29; to Frederick W. Cobden, Constantinople, February 7;* to My dear Girls, Constantinople, February 14; Smyrna, February 24; to Frederick W. Cobden, Smyrna, February 24; March 3; On board the Hermes Steamer, Bay of Biscay, April 18.
Box 1, Folder 5

Cobden to his brother, Frederick W. Cobden, and sisters, 1838.

Physical Description: 7 letters.

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To Frederick W. Cobden, Hamburg, August 28; to My dear Girls, Berlin, September 3; to Frederick W. Cobden, Dresden, September 11;* to My dear Girls, Dresden, September 12; to Frederick W. Cobden, September 21; Zurich, October 5;* Elberfeld, October 16.
Box 1, Folder 6

Cobden to his brother, Frederick W. Cobden, 1840.

Physical Description: 2 letters, 1 envelope.

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Geneva, June 30; Rome, July 13.
Box 1, Folder 7

Cobden to his brother Frederick W. Cobden, 1841.

Physical Description: 1 letter.

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* Manchester, July 3.
Box 1, Folder 8

Cobden to his brother, Frederick W. Cobden, and sister, Katherine Cobden, 1847.

Physical Description: 8 letters.

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To Frederick W. Cobden, Rome, February 3; April 12; Geneva, May 18; Vienna, July 15; to Katherine Cobden, Königsburg, August 12; Moscow, August 25; to Frederick W. Cobden, Moscow, September 2; to Katherine Cobden, St. Petersburgh, September 10.
 

Letters from Richard Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1846-1852

Box 1, Folder 9

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1846. 7 letters with transcripts.

Scope and Content Note

House of Commons, April 21; 27 Victoria St., Westminster, May 11, (transcript only); Manchester, June 4; July 29; August 1; Paris, August 19; August 26; Marseilles, December 26.
Box 1, Folder 10

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1847. 4 letters with transcripts.

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Florence, May 9; Venice, June 25; Extract of letter from Cobden to his wife, Saint Petersburgh, September 17; Manchester, December 22.
Box 1, Folder 11

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1848. 3 letters with transcripts.

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Manchester, February 4; London, March 1; London, April 4.
Box 1, Folder 12

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1849. 2 letters with transcripts.

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London, April 2; London, October 27 [29?].
Box 1, Folder 13

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1850. 9 letters with transcripts.

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London: January 1; February 14; March 16 (no transcript); May 9; July 8; July 11; July 20; July 28; August 3.
Box 1, Folder 14

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1851.

Physical Description: 8 letters.

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London, March 3; March 7; March 8; March 14; March 24; Midhurst, August 23; London, November 23; Midhurst, September 2.
Box 1, Folder 15

Cobden to Salis Schwabe, 1852 & n.d.

Physical Description: 4 letters.

Scope and Content Note

London, October 28; Irwell Bank, Higher Broughton, Manchester, October 30; Monday morning (n.d.); March 22 (n.d.).
 

Letters from Richard Cobden to Mme. Julie Salis-Schwabe, 1850-1864

Box 2, Folder 1

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1850.

Physical Description: 4 letters.

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London, March 14; April 1; copy of a letter from Cobden to Chevalier Bunsen, Midhurst, October 3;+ Rochdale, October 28.
Box 2, Folder 2

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1851.

Physical Description: 4 letters.

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+ Midhurst, August 6, with an enclosure marked: Extract of a letter from Mrs. Milner Gibson to Mrs. Cobden;+ London, October 10;+ November 27.
Box 2, Folder 3

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1852.

Physical Description: 7 letters.

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Midhurst, January 3;+ January 20; London, February 21; Midhurst, July 31; August 25; September 14; 1 n.d.
Box 2, Folder 4

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1853.

Physical Description: 10 letters.

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Midhurst, March 25; London, March 28; March 31; House of Commons, May 13;+ 103 Westbourn Terrace, May 13; London, May 31; Worksop, October 7; Edinburgh, October 13; Mrs. Schwabe to Mr. Cobden, October 30;+ Bognor, October 31.
Box 2, Folder 5

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1854.

Physical Description: 11 letters.

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38 Grosvenor Street, Grosvenor Square, February 23; July 19;+ July 27; Midhurst, July 30; 38 Grosvenor St., London, August 5; August 8; Midhurst, August 15; August 25;+ October 7; October 24;+ 105 Westbourn Terrace, London, November 6.
Box 2, Folder 6

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1855.

Physical Description: 8 letters.

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Midhurst, June 16; August 8; September 5; September 17; October 31;+ 3 copies of letters from Mrs. Schwabe to Richard Cobden: Oct; November 2; n.d.
Box 2, Folder 7

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1856.

Physical Description: 9 letters.

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Midhurst, March 20; April 29; Dunford, April;+ Midhurst, May 2; May 3; Chichester, May 14; Dunford, May 25; Midhurst, May 28;+ June 21.
Box 2, Folder 8

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1856, continued

Physical Description: 10 letters.

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Midhurst, July 24; Dunford, September 11; Glyn Garth, September 27; copy of letter from Richard Cobden to Chevalier Bunsen, September 27;+ at Sir Joshua Walmsbys, Member of Parliament, n.d.; Glyn Garth, October 20; November 17; November 24; December 7;+ December 15.
Box 2, Folder 9

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1857.

Physical Description: 4 letters.

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Midhurst, April 11; April 26;+ May 15;+ August 11.
Box 2, Folder 10

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1860.

Physical Description: 1 letter.

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+ Paris, July 5.
Box 2, Folder 11

Cobden to Mrs. Schwabe, 1864.

Physical Description: 2 letters.

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Midhurst, February 3;+ Westminster, May 11.
 

Letters from Richard Cobden to William Tait, 1835-1841

Box 2, Folder 12

Cobden to William Tait, 1835.

Physical Description: 1 letter.

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Manchester, December 7.
Box 2, Folder 13

Cobden to William Tait, 1836.

Physical Description: 8 letters.

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Manchester: June 12; June 29; July 2; July 9; July 16; July 21; July 21; July 29.
Box 2, Folder 14

Cobden to William Tait, 1837 & 1838.

Physical Description: 2 letters.

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Manchester, December 31, 1837; March 9, 1838.
Box 2, Folder 15

Cobden to William Tait, 1840.

Physical Description: 3 letters.

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Manchester: January 21; March 12; December 23.
Box 2, Folder 16

Cobden to William Tait, 1841.

Physical Description: 6 letters.

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Manchester: January 8; January 10; January 12; February 9; February 20; September 10.
 

Letters from Richard Cobden to Various Persons, 1842-1864

Box 2, Folder 17

1842. 4 letters, 1 envelope (1843).

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To George Toms, Manchester, January 13; to J.S. Heron, London, February 7; My dear Sir, London, February 26; My dear Sir, London, March 12.
Box 2, Folder 18

1844.

Physical Description: 1 letter and envelope.

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To Adam Black, London, April 18.
Box 2, Folder 19

1846.

Physical Description: 1 letter.

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To Mr. Kershaw, Monday, n.p., n.d.
Box 2, Folder 20

1848.

Physical Description: 3 letters, 1 envelope.

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To William Tait, London, March 10; to George Toms, London, June 21; to Thomas Waghorn, London, December 30.
Box 2, Folder 21

1849 & 1850.

Physical Description: 3 letters.

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To Charles Reed, Leeds, March 6, 1849. This letter may be from Frederick Davies about Richard Cobden. to Mr. Wood, London, May 10; to Lord Ashly, London, March 6, 1850.
Box 2, Folder 22

1853.

Physical Description: 1 letter.

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To the Earl of Shaftsbury, London, July 19.
Box 2, Folder 23

1860.

Physical Description: 3 letters, 1 envelope.

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Dear Sir, Westminster, March 28; My dear sir, Westminster, April 2; Dear sir, London, April 15.
Box 2, Folder 24

1862.

Physical Description: 6 letters.

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To William Tait, Midhurst, June 10; London, August 13; Edinburgh, October 8; Edinburgh, October 10; October 13; to Adam Black, Member of Parliament. Manchester, October 25.
Box 2, Folder 25

1864. 1 item: a notation, November 14.

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Included is clipping from Daily News, January 1882, A Historic Pen.
Box 2, Folder 26

1865.

Physical Description: 2 letters.

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To George Toms, Midhurst, March 6; to Lord Ashley, n.p., Tuesday.
 

Miscellaneous Notes, Printed Material, etc.

Box 2, Folder 27

1845.

Physical Description: 2 items.

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Ticket of admission to Free Trade Promenade & Final Exhibition, May 28, 1845. Signed by Reverend A. Reed. To the overseers of the parish of Great Torrington in the county of Devon, July 4, 1845. Signed by George Toms.
Box 2, Folder 28

Cobden testimonial. London, July, 1846.

Box 2, Folder 29

Cobden testimonials--newspaper clippings.

Physical Description: 22 items

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various papers, 1846.
Box 2, Folder 30

Mr. Cobden's Notice. 1849.

Scope and Content Note

The above is in his hand.
Box 2, Folder 31

Pamphlet: 1793 and 1853, in Three Letters, by Richard

Physical Description: 23 p.

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Cobden, Esquire. Member of Parliament, Manchester, 1853.