See also:British politician, was
See also:born on the 17th of
See also:June 1744, and was educated at
See also:Westminster school, afterwards entering the
See also:navy, a service which he
See also:left in 1762 after he had taken
See also:part in some fighting in the West Indies . He then obtained a position in the
See also:Civil Service, becoming joint keeper of the records in 1772 and secretary to the
See also:board of taxes in 1777 . In 1782 he gave up the latter
See also:appointment to become one of the secretaries to the
See also:treasury under
See also:Lord Shelburne, though he did not enter parliament . He left
See also:office with his colleagues in
See also:April 1783, but in the following
See also:December he returned to his former position at the treasury in Pitt's
See also:ministry, being henceforward one of this
See also:minister's most steadfast supporters . He entered parliament as member for
See also:Launceston early in 1784, and his fidelity and friendship were rewarded by Pitt, who gave him a lucrative
See also:post in the
See also:court of
See also:exchequer; in 1788 he became clerk of the parliaments . In 18ot
See also:Rose left office with Pitt, but returned with him to power in 1804, when he was made
See also:president of the
See also:committee on
See also:trade and joint paymaster-general . He resigned these offices a few days after Pitt's
See also:death in 1806, but he served as vice-president of the committee on trade and treasurer of the navy under the duke of
See also:Portland and
See also:Perceval from 1807 to 1812 . He was again treasurer of the navy under Lord Liverpool, and he was still member of parliament for
See also:Christchurch, a seat which he had held since 1790, when he died at Cuffnells, in Hampshire, on the 13th of
See also:January 1818 . Rose was an able and conscientious public servant, although he and his two sons drew a large amount of
See also:money from sinecures, a fact referred to by
See also:Cobbett in his " A New
See also:Gift to old
See also:George Rose." He wrote several books on economic subjects, and his Diaries and
See also:Correspondence, edited by the Rev . L . V .
See also:Harcourt, was published in 1860 .
See also:Sir George
See also:Henry Rose (1771—1855), was in parliament from 1794 to 1813, and again from 1818 to 1844, and in the meantime he was British minister at
See also:Munich and at Berlin; in 1818 he succeeded his
See also:father as clerk of the parliaments . He was the father of Baron
See also:Strathnairn (q.v.) . The second son was the poet William
See also:Stewart Rose (q.v.) .
HUGH JAMES ROSE (1795—1838)
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