JACKSON, ROBERT [SSNE 1607]
Text sourceRobert Jackson was the British envoy to Sweden at the end of the 17th century and he maintained an active correspondence with people in that kingdom until 1722. Volumes of his letters survive in the Swedish National Archive. This is possibly the same Robert Jackson, merchant, who appears in the records of the German congregation of Stockholm. In 1695, on 9 April, he married Elisabeth Robertsdotter Dickerson. They had three sons, robert baptised 22 April 1695; and unnamed son on 8 June 1697; and Jurgen (George?) baptised on 20 December 1698.
Swedish Riksarkiv, Anglica 523; Swedish Riksarkiv, Kommerskollegii Underdåniga Skrivelser 1651-1840 - Robert Jackson, English Resident, 01/12/1696, 01/08/1722 and 11/12/1722; L. Bittner and L. Gross, Reportorium der diplomatischen vertreter aller lander, vol. 1, 1648-1715 (Oldenburg and Berlin, 1936), p.199. Curt Haij, 'Skottar i Stockholm under 1600-talet', unpublished list of names, Hintze biblioteket, Genealogiska Föreningen, Sundbyberg, Stockholm. Thanks to Ardis Dreisbach for this information.
- STUART KINGDOMS, SWEDEN
- Arrived 1696-01-01
- Departed 1717-10-31
- Capacity RESIDENT, MERCHANT, purpose DIPLOMACY, TRADE
- STUART KINGDOMS, GREAT BRITAIN, FRANKFURT, LEIPZIG
- Arrived 1706-01-01
- Departed 1707-12-31
- Capacity ENVOY, purpose DIPLOMACY