George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer

Born: 1758 Sep 1
Died: 1834 Nov 10
Politician; book-collector. Used courtesy title 'Viscount Althorp' from 1765 to 1783. Tutored by Sir William Jones (1765-70); married Lavinia Bingham (1782); Ambassador to Vienna (1794); First Lord of the Admiralty (1794-1800); Home Secretary (1806-7).
Works of Art: 0
Books: 2
Archives: 8
Ottley, William Young   An Inquiry Into The Origin And Early History Of Engraving, Upon Copper and in Wood, With An Account Of Engravers And Their Works, From The Invention Of Chalcography By Maso Finiguerra, To The Time Of Marc' Antonio Raimondi. - By William Young Ottley, F.S.A. - Vol. I. (II.) - - London: 1816.   
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall   Aedes Althorpianae; Or An Account Of The Mansion, Books, And Pictures, At Althorp; The Residence Of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. To Which Is Added A Supplement To The Bibliotheca Spenceriana. By The Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin, F.R.S. S.A. Librarian To His Lordship. - London: 1822.   
AND/12/12    [copy] J.S. Copley, to [Alderman Boydell]    [c.1801]    Item   
LAW/5/445    Spencer, Althorp, to A. Keightley    15 Jan 1830    Item   
LAW/5/33    Spencer, Spencer House, Sir Thomas Lawrence    29 Apr 1826    Item   
LAW/3/330/2    Spencer, Wimbledon Park, to Sir Charles Long    12 Nov 1821    Item   
LAW/3/330/1    Spencer, London, to J.J. Angerstein    12 Nov 1821    Item   
LAW/1/136    Earl Spencer to the Duke of York    7 Jun 1807    Item   
LAW/1/15    Earl Spencer, St. James's Place, to Thomas Lawrence    18/[?/1788]    Item   
GAR/1/82    Thomas Lawrence, Russell Square, to Anne Bloxam, Rugby    12 Jul 1821    Item