Historical Commentaries, 1818 – 1822

The following contextual articles were composed by the project archivists following the completion of years 1818 to 1822.

Each article deals with a specific CSORP year, focusing on the major issues and events as revealed by the papers and combining academic secondary sources alongside links to relevant, exemplary documents.1

Historical commentary for 1818

Historical commentary for 1819

Historical commentary for 1820

Historical commentary for 1821

Historical commentary for 1822


  • 1 Following a mid-project review in 2014, it was decided to dispense with individual commentaries for each CSORP year and to instead create a subject based context which can be updated and expanded as new years are catalogued and made available online. See - Content of the Registered Papers (1818-1830) pdf.