Ideas For Your Dissertation! #11

Idea #11 Grey (2nd Earl) Tracts

Subjects:   History  /  Politics

The Grey Tracts reflect the interests of their former owner, the 2nd Earl Grey (1764-1845) whose Whig government was responsible for the 1832 Reform Act, 1833 Factory Act and the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act. The pamphlets cover a broad range of historical, social and economic subjects including colonial policy, public finance and banking, the Corn Laws and agriculture, poor relief, slavery, Catholicism, Ireland and the Greek Revolution.

Date Range of Material
19th Century

Size of Collection
9 linear metres

Collection Reference Code
Grey Tracts

How To Order Items From This Collection
# First, use the library catalogue link below to see a list of the individual books we have within this collection.
# If you find some books you would like to consult, click on each item and you should find yourself in the Request section of the catalogue.  Then simply hit the ‘Request to consult in Special Collections’ button, complete the order form, and the book will be brought out of the stores for you.  You will receive an email from us as soon as they are ready for you.

Library Catalogue Link

A complete list of items within the Grey Tracts collection is available via the Library Catalogue.

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