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William Pitt the Elder

Head of State, Politician (15-Nov-1708 — 11-May-1778)


Donald Grove Barnes. George III and William Pitt, 1783-1806: A New Interpretation. Stanford University Press. 1939. 512pp.

Peter Douglas Brown. William Pitt Earl of Chatham: The Great Commoner. London: Allen & Unwin. 1978. 448pp.

John Gifford. A History of the Political Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies. 1809. 6 volumes

Walford Davis Green. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and the Growth and Division of the British Empire, 1708-1778. New York: Putnam. 1900. 391pp.

J. C. Long. Mr. Pitt and America's Birthright: A Biography of William Pitt. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co.. 1940. 576pp.

Marie Peters. Pitt and Popularity: The Patriot Minister and London Opinion During the Seven Years War. Clarendon Press. 1980. 309pp.

Karl W. Schweizer. William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1993. 145pp.


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