Tennent, Sir James Emerson (1804-1869), 1st Bt

Emerson Tennent Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Political, literary and personal correspondence of Sir James Emerson Tennent, 1st Bt (1804-69), of Belfast and Tempo Manor, Co. Fermanagh, MP for Belfast, 1832-45, promoter of the Copyright & Designs Act, 1842, Joint Secretary of the Board of Control of India, 1841-5, Colonial Secretary in Ceylon, 1845-49, Permanent Secretary to the Board of Trade, 1852-67, author of major books on Greece, Ceylon, ...