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The Creevey papers

a selection from the correspondence & diaries of the late Thomas Creevey, M. P., born 1768--died 1838

by Thomas Creevey

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statemented. by the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell
    ContributionsMaxwell, Herbert, Sir, ed.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24188527M
    OCLC/WorldCa3382710

    The lord in waiting comes into the drawing-room and instructs each gentleman which lady he is to take in to dinner. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. It was curious sight to see a Regent thus employed, but he seemed in high good humour. The Creeveys moved to Brussels for five years, between andwhere Creevey came to know Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington, and to be the first civilian to interview him after the Battle of Waterloo in June Most of these obscure hangers-on at court, parliament, and country-house gatherings it is now possible to identify, if not always with complete certainty. Here is a strange situation in which to find a rectitude of conduct, a moral sentiment, a grateful and disinterested liberality which would do honour to the highest birth, the most careful cultivation, and the strictest principle.

    Inwhen the brief " All the Talents " ministry was formed, he was given the office of secretary to the Board of Control ; inwhen next his party came into power, Creevey, who had lost his seat in parliament, was appointed by Lord Grey Treasurer of the Ordnance ; and subsequently Lord Melbourne made him treasurer of Greenwich Hospital. Keys Fine Art Auctioneers would respectfully ask that prospective buyers view Lots in person, wherever issues regarding condition are seen as important to them, satisfying themselves as to the condition, completeness and originality of any Lot on which they intend to bid. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Thomas Creevey was born in Liverpool inthe son of a merchant sea captain who transported slaves. He was appointed to one of the Ordnance offices by Lord Grey, and subsequently by Lord Melbourne to the Treasurer ship of Greenwich Hospital, with a salary of l. Upon being paid, Mailboxes will send their team to Keys to collect the item and organise shipping.

    Thomas Creevey was born in Liverpool inthe son of a merchant sea captain who transported slaves. Although we do our best to reply we regret any requests made after this time are not guaranteed to be met due to the constraints of the sale. There were twenty at dinner - no politicks - but still Francis says he thinks, from the language of the equerries and understrappers, that the campaign in Portugal and Lord Wellington begin to be out of fashion with the Regent. Upon being paid, Mailboxes will send their team to Keys to collect the item and organised shipping. They are a useful addition and correction to the Croker Papers, written from a Tory point of view.


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The Creevey papers book

The decision of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on both parties. For all his wicked tongue and relish for political vengeance, he is unexpectedly gracious in accepting personal defeat. Collections can normally be made providing full payment has been received during or at conclusion of the sale or during the hours of 9 am — 1 p.

Some of the letters are mis-dated or have mistaken addressees two letters concerning the death of Fox are addressed to John Currie who had himself died the year before. Inwhen the brief " All the Talents " ministry was formed, he was given the office of secretary to the Board of Control ; inwhen next his party came into power, Creevey, who had lost his seat in parliament, was appointed by Lord Grey Treasurer of the Ordnance ; and subsequently Lord Melbourne made him treasurer of Greenwich Hospital.

The Court is certainly not gay, but it is perhaps impossible that any Court should be gay where there is no social equality; where some ceremony, and a continual air of deference and respect must be observed, there can be no ease, and without ease there can be no real pleasure.

We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. He died inhaving had no children of his own, and having lived the last decades of his life a relatively poor man.

The couple, by all accounts, were very happily married, with Creevey regarding all the Ord children as his own. At their meeting in Wellington's headquarters, The Creevey papers book recorded the Duke's famous quote about the battle "It was a near run thing.

Creevey was a Whig and a follower of Charles James Foxand his active intellect and social qualities procured him a considerable intimacy with the leaders of this political circle. So, we are pleased to once again be able offer our own in-house service.

Cambridge University Press. People loved his acid remarks and he seems to have had an uncanny ability to tickle those he tortured, Lady Holland being the obvious case in point though the same seems to have held true even for political opponents. Inhe married Eleanor Ord, a relation of Charles Grey, the future Prime Minister, and a rich widow with five children.

Creevey died unexpectedly and apparently never began the task, but he left instructions for his documents to be preserved, which they miraculously were. His manner to her is perfect, always respectful, and never presuming upon the extraordinary distinction he enjoys; hers to him is simple and natural, indicative of the confidence she reposes in him, and of her lively taste for his society, but not marked by any unbecoming familiarity.

The American Historical Review. Nevertheless it is given to certain men of subordinate importance in their day so to reveal themselves in correspondence or, more rarely, in their journals, as to leave upon him who, in after years, shall stir the venerable store and decipher the faded pages, an impression of their personality so vivid as to convince him of the writer's character and motives.

If a dispute arises, at or immediately after the fall of the hammer of any Lot, the Auctioneer, will immediately re-offer the Lot if in his reasonable opinion it seems appropriate. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

He is certainly a living proof that a man may be perfectly happy and exceedingly poor, or rather without riches, for he suffers none of the privations of poverty and enjoys many of the advantages of wealth.

He has no servant, no home, no creditors; he buys everything as he wants it at the place he is at; he has no ties upon him, and has his time entirely at his own disposal and that of his friends. Since that period he had got into a more settled way of life. Any person wilfully or accidentally breaking or damaging Lots during a View Day or Sale Day will be responsible for any loss or damage.

In the drawing-room she never sits down till the men make their appearance.Nov 01,  · For thirty-six years Creevey had kept a “copious diary,” and had preserved a vast miscellaneous correspondence with such people as Lord Brougham, and his step-daughter, Elizabeth Ord, had assisted him, by keeping his letters to her, in compiling material avowedly for a collection of Creevey Papers in the future.

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