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Richard Wellesley, first marquess Wellesley

LOC:    Wellesley, Richard Wellesley, Marquess, 1760-1842
NRA:    Wellesley, Richard Colley (1760-1842) Marquess Wellesley, statesman
DNB:    Wellesley [formerly Wesley], Richard, Marquess Wellesley (1760-1842), governor-general of Bengal
LBT ID: LdWelle1    VIAF ID: 62284378    LOC ID: n80132816
B/BAP:   1760-06-20
DIED:   1842-09-26
SOURCES: DNB; Virtual International Authority File; thePeerage.com; LOC Name Authority File
The son of Garret Wesley (1735-1781) and elder brother of the Duke of Wellington; he was Whig MP, Governor-general of Bengal (1797-1805), Foreign Secretary (1809-12), and Lord-lieutenant of Ireland (1821-28); he was created Marquess Wellesley in 1799.
CORRESPONDENCE OF Richard Wellesley, first marquess Wellesley:
Lord Wellesley to Lady Morgan, April 1824 in Lady Morgan’s Memoirs: Autobiography, Diaries and Correspondence. Second Edition, Revised 2 vols (London: Wm. H. Allen & Co., 1863)
Marquess Wellesley to Thomas Creevey, 28 October 1837 in The Creevey Papers: A Selection from the Correspondence & Diaries of the late Thomas Creevey, M.P. (London: John Murray, 1903)
Lord Wellesley to Samuel Rogers, 20 April 1839 in Samuel Rogers and his Contemporaries 2 Vols (London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1889)
Marquess Wellesley to Frances Hodgson, 16 July 1840 in Memoir of Francis Hodgson 2 Vols (London: Macmillan and Co., 1878)
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