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      GB/NNAF/P23993
Reeves, John (? 1752-1829) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Son of John Reeves of St Martin-in-the-Fields, London; educated at Eton and at Merton College Oxford (matriculated 1771, BA 1775, MA 1777); Michel Scholar (1775), the Fellow (1777) of Queen's College Oxford; called to the Bar at Middle Temple (1779); commissioner for bankruptcy (1780); Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (1789); FRS (1790): chief justice for Newfoundland (1791-1792); returned to England; wrote a book on the history of English law (1783-1784), and other books and pamphlets on English law and government; Treasurer for the Literary Fund (1800-1829); King's Printer (1800); bencher (1824); died at Parliament Place, Westminster (7 August 1829); buried in the Temple Church (17 August 1829); unmarried

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Archival Resources
Number noted: 30

" The Patriotic Senator or People's Friend", 1794
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 37874 f. 202
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence with Earls of Liverpool, 1787-1824
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 38222-473 passim
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence with the 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1809-1824
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 38242-38321 passim.
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence with the 3rd Lord Hardwicke, 1804
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 35747 f. 206; 35748 f. 1; 35751 f. 314
Comments: Access by appointment only

History of the Government of Newfoundland, vol. II [Partly autogr], 1793
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38396
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter from(?), to the Rev T Maurice, 1798
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 56080 A f. 90
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to A Young, 1793
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 35127 f. 227
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Hon C P Yorke, 1804
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 35745 f. 300
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to J King, 1802
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 33109 f. 232
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Lord Liverpool, 1817
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 74091 f. 90
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Lord Redesdale, 1809
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 36650 f. 29
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to W Huskisson, 1823
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38293 f. 78
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to [R?] Nares, 1801
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 56080 B f. 4
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to C P Yorke, 1803-23
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 45038 ff. 68-123

Letters to Lord Grenville, 1795-1807
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 58986 ff. 88-128v
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to Lord Sidmouth, 1814
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 38259 ff. 23, 25
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to W Windham, 1794-1809
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 37874 ff. 33, 42; 37875 f. 269; 37876 f. 118; 37890 ff. 319, 325, 329
Comments: Access by appointment only

Note relating to duties on prize goods, Late 18th cent
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38344 f. 328
Comments: Access by appointment only

Notes and papers on corn, c 1780, 1789
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 38344 ff. 189-196; 38349 ff. 309-329
Comments: Access by appointment only

Notes, on duties on sail-cloth, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38230 f. 130
Comments: Access by appointment only

Observations on the Nova Scotia grant, 1792
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38352 f. 94
Comments: Access by appointment only

Papers rel to his index to the Chinese Red Book, c 1820
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 39255 ff. 52-76
Comments: Access by appointment only

Report on Newfoundland [Copy], 1792
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38351 f. 305
Comments: Access by appointment only

Suggestions for his Law of Shipping and Navigation, c 1792
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 38352 f. 52
Comments: Access by appointment only

History of the government and constitution of Newfoundland, 1793
Held at: Centre for Newfoundland Studies Archives
Other information: Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to Henry Dundas, 1792-95
Held at: National Archives of Scotland
Document reference: GD51
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Johnson d 1

Letters to Dudley and Richard Ryder, 1795-1810
Held at: Private
Document reference: (VOLS 7,8,35,94&95)
Comments: Access by appointment only

Certificate of election to the Royal Society, 1790
Held at: Royal Society
Document reference: EC/1789/08
Comments: Transcription available through online catalogue

Letters (13) to William Pitt,
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: PRO30/8
Comments: Access by appointment only


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55