State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 represents the final section of the State Papers series from the National Archives in the UK before the series was closed and replaced by the Home Office and Foreign Office series in 1782. Covering the reigns of the Hanover rulers George I (1714-1727) and George II (1727-1760) and part of the reign of George III (up to 1782), the series provides unparalleled access to thousands of manuscripts that reveal the behind-the-scenes, day-to-day running of the British government during the eighteenth century.
As such, State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782 is vital to any understanding of the political, social, and economic history of the period and an essential resource for any scholar or student studying Britain and Europe the eighteenth century. The complete archive includes:
State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782: Part I: State Papers Domestic, Military, Naval and the Registers of the Privy Council
This collection focuses research on British domestic politics and society in an age punctuated by plots, rebellions, uprisings, and financial crises. Part I offers researchers online access to approximately 300,000 folios from the reigns of King George I, King George II, and part of the reign of King George III, plus military, naval, and plantation registers, sheriffs' lists, and State Papers of Scotland and Ireland.
State Papers Online: Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782: Part II: State Papers Foreign: Low Countries and Germany
State Papers Foreign: Low Countries and Germany follows the domestic papers in Part I and presents the first section of the foreign papers during the reigns of George I, George II, and George III until 1782, when the State Papers series ends.
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