The Creevey Papers 2 Volume Set: A Selection from the Correspondence and Diaries of the Late Thomas Creevey, M. P. - Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th CenturyThomas Creevey (author), Herbert Maxwell (editor)
Multiple copy pack 792 Pages / Published: 23/02/2012
- We can order this
Thomas Creevey (1768-1838) was a Whig politician, diarist and letter-writer, whose papers provide an important source for the history of the early nineteenth century. Although a relatively poor man, he was adept at making friends with important people, and received hospitality and financial help from them. His letters are full of gossip, often indiscreet, giving a vivid picture of the society and politics of the day. They form an interesting comparison with the papers of his contemporaries, J. W. Croker, who as a Tory was in power for most of the period in question, and Charles Greville (both available in this series). Living in Brussels (where he became acquainted with Wellington) at the time of Waterloo, he is perhaps best remembered for his description of life there during Napoleon's 'Hundred Days'. This two-volume work edited by Sir Herbert Maxwell (1845-1937) was first published in 1903.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 792
Weight: 1090 g
Dimensions: 217 x 140 x 45 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at