Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

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  1. "Townshend, Thomas (TWNT750T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  2. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press 2004: article by Ian K. R. Archer
  3. Brotherton Library (Leeds), Sydney Papers, MS R8, Shelburne to Townshend, c. July 1782. Dalrymple had distingued himself at the Battle of San Fernando de Omoa in 1779.
  4. Alan Frost, Arthur Phillip, Melbourne, OUP, 1987, p.114.
  5. Alan Frost, Arthur Phillip, His Voyaging, Melbourne, OUP, p.114.
  6. Alan Frost, Arthur Phillip, His Voyaging, Melbourne, OUP, 1987, p.114.
  7. Alan Frost, Arthur Phillip, His Voyaging, Melbourne, Oxford University Press, 1987, p.114.
  8. Alan Frost, Arthur Phillip, His Voyaging, Melbourne, OUP, 1987, pp.129–133.
  9. Tink, Andrew (2011) Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend, Australian Scholarly Publishing page 136
  10. Tink, Andrew (2011) Lord Sydney: The Life and Times of Tommy Townshend, Australian Scholarly Publishing pages 135–6
  11. Algernon Sidney, Discourses concerning Government, London, 1704 (reprinted 1783), p.66; quoted in Alan Atkinson, The Europeans in Australia: A History, Melbourne, Oxford U.P., Vol.1, 1997, p.206.
  12. Alan Atkinson, “The first plans for governing New South Wales, 1786–87”, Australian Historical Studies, vol. 24, no. 94, April 1990, pp.22–40.
  13. Sir Victor Windeyer, "A Birthright and Inheritance", Tasmanian University Law Review, vol.1, no.5, 1962.A Birthright and Inheritance
  14. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, volume IX (April–August 1821), p. 364.
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The Viscount Sydney
Viscount Sydney by Gilbert Stuart.jpg
Portrait attributed to the American painter Gilbert Stuart, c. 1785
Home Secretary
In office
23 December 1783 5 June 1789
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Whitchurch
With: William Powlett 1754–1757
George Jennings 1757–1768
Henry Wallop 1768–1774
The Viscount Midleton 1774–1783
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Paymaster of the Forces
With: George Cooke
Succeeded by
Preceded by Secretary at War
Succeeded by
Preceded by Home Secretary
Succeeded by
Preceded by Leader of the House of Commons
Succeeded by
Preceded by Home Secretary
Succeeded by
Preceded by Leader of the House of Lords
Succeeded by
Preceded byas First Lord of Trade President of the Committee on Trade and Foreign Plantations
Succeeded byas President of the Board of Trade
New office President of the Board of Control
Succeeded by
Legal offices
Preceded by Justice in Eyre
south of the Trent

Succeeded by
Peerage of Great Britain
New creation Viscount Sydney
Succeeded by
Baron Sydney