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A Bibliography (Bibliographies of British Statesmen). Bibliography, Politics and government. William Pitt (1759-1806). Published December 30, 1988 by Greenwood Press.

William Pitt was born on 28 May 1759 in Kent, the son of the earl of Chatham (William Pitt the Elder), himself a famous statesman. Pitt studied at Cambridge University, graduating when he was 17. In early 1781, he was elected to parliament aged 21. In 1782, he became chancellor of the exchequer. The following years were marked by the battle between George III and the radical Charles Fox, whom the king detested.

William Pitt, 1759-1806 Mezzotint, 1799 Library of Congress. But he didn't have to wait for the French to cause a national emergency. Pitt the Younger took office three months after the end of the American Revolution, which left Great Britain with the huge problem of national debt. Fortunately, Pitt was good with money. At least with the country's money.

a) Eight items of correspondence between William Pitt the Younger and.

In the course of preparing a volume in the same series on William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, I have identified additional archival sources relating to the younger Pitt that were not included in Harvey's compendium or referred to only peripherally. a) Eight items of correspondence between William Pitt the Younger and. Mathew Boulton, 1787-1800.

The English statesman William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) introduced important financial and administrative reforms, girded England for war against Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, and attempted to solve the perennial Irish problem

The English statesman William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) introduced important financial and administrative reforms, girded England for war against Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, and attempted to solve the perennial Irish problem. The second son of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, the younger William Pitt was born on May 28, 1759, at the family estate of Hayes, near Bromley, Kent. It was a year of triumph for his father, and for England, which was victorious on land and on sea against the French

The Younger Pitt, a reserved workaholic, was .

The Younger Pitt, a reserved workaholic, was very different in temperament from his flamboyant father, but displayed a talent for self-representation from his earliest days at Westminster. Pitt is still remembered as the founding father of the modern British Conservative party for having overseen the transformation of Toryism from a traitorous Jacobite creed into a political doctrine that valued tradition and stability over speculative change. What really went on in Pitt's mind remains a bone of contention.

British Prime Minister. The second son of William Pitt the Elder began as a 14-year-old to study in Cambridge. Although already exhausted – it was April 3 as five clock in the morning – Pitt held the best speech of his career. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806), Prime Minister of Great Britain. William Pitt the Younger (1759-1806) was twice Prime Minister of Great Britain. Here he met William Wilberforce, with whom he formed a lifelong friendship. On April 2, 1792 went in Parliament in a long debate about the prohibition of the slave trade. He analyzed all the arguments of his opponents, without losing the thread.

Miles Johnson and . Political verse has been part of political discourse in England since before the invention of printing. It was probably past its peak by the early nineteenth century but still played a significant role in the dissemination of ideas, and provides important evidence regarding contemporary attitudes. This annotated check-list of poems referring to the younger Pitt is prefaced by a brief survey of political verse since the Middle Ages.

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William Pitt the younger, 1759-1806: A bibliography (Meckler's bibliographies of British statesmen) download epub
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Author: A. D Harvey
ISBN: 0887363148
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Meckler (1989)
Pages: 80 pages