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Clive, Robert Clive, Baron, 1725-1774
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Letters A-F

One of six volumes consisting of several hundred letters ranging in date from the late eighteenth century to about the middle of the nineteenth, and addressed mainly to Walter Davies, with some to his daughter Jane, to John Jenkins, and to John Vaughan, from numerous correspondents connected with various aspects of Welsh life and including: J. P. Adams (Pembroke), Lewis Bagot (bishop of St. Asaph), Jona Barff (Shrewsbury), Thomas Beynon, R. Myddelton Biddulph, John Blackwell (Alun), J. B. Blakeway, Samuel Butler (Shrewsbury School), William Carey (bishop of St. Asaph), Nicholas Carlisle, Thomas Charles, Isaac Clarke (Ruthin), William Cleaver (bishop of St. Asaph), Lord Clive, Alfred B. Clough, Roger B. Clough, Eliza Colley, Athelstan Corbett, Edward Davies (Wrexham), Hugh Davies (Shrewsbury), John Davies (Fronheulog), Robert Davies (Bardd Nantglyn), W. Whitehall Davies, James Donne (Llanyblodwel), Ellis Owen Ellis ('Ellis Bryncoch'), Daniel Evans (Daniel Ddu o Geredigion), D. Silvan Evans, Evan Evans (Ieuan Glan Geirionydd), Henry Evans (Harri Ddu o Ddyfed), R. Wynne Eyton, and Richard Fenton.

Sir John Malcolm Papers

  • GB 0210 JOMALC
  • Fonds
  • [c. 1824]-[c. 1829]

The archive consists almost entirely of Sir John Malcolm's transcript of some of Clive's papers held now at the National Library of Wales, [c. 1824]-[c. 1828], compiled for his biography of Clive, together with drafts of the biography, and an index and abstracts of some of Clive's correspondence. The fonds does not include any of Malcolm's personal and public papers, apart from a single file relating to his governorship of Bombay.

Malcolm, John, Sir, 1769-1833

Statue of Baron Clive,

  • NLW MS 12282D.
  • File
  • 1768, 1860.

An album of documents relating to the inauguration at Shrewsbury on 18 January 1860 of the statue in memory of Robert Clive, 1st baron Clive of Plassey. The volume contains a photographic copy of a print of baron Clive; a resolution of thanks of the council of the borough of Shrewsbury to William Burr, mayor, 13 February 1860, for his 'munificent hospitality, and for the good taste, courtesy, and liberality evinced by him on this occasion'; holograph letters to William Burr, etc., from J. J. Peele, town clerk, 1860, [Baron Carlo] Marochetti [the sculptor], 1860, W. Clive, The Vicarage, Welsh Pool, 1860, Rowland Hill, viscount Hill, 1860, Philip Henry Stanhope, 5th earl Stanhope, 1860, J. Wm. Kaye, honorary secretary, undated, and Benj. H. Kennedy, [Shrewsbury] School, 1860; a holograph letter from [Robert Clive], Shrewsbury, to his father Richd. Clive, 1768 (personal, health matters) (autograph cut away); photographs of the statue, of Shrewsbury Corporation plate, etc.; printed order of procession, list of toasts and songs at the mayor's dinner, invitation cards, menus, and programmes of performances at the Music Hall and the Theatre-Royal, Shrewsbury; and cuttings from the Shrewsbury Chronicle recording the event. The upper cover is lettered 'Inauguration of the Clive Statue'. On the fly-leaf is a cutting of the arms of the Burr family.

'The life of Robert, Lord Clive'

  • NLW ex 2345
  • File
  • 2004

An article, 2004, written by John Malcolm on 'Sir John Malcolm, William Erskine and The life of Robert, Lord Clive, of India, published in 1836.

Malcolm, John