Amelia Chesson's diary

  • Reference
      GB 133 REAS/10
  • Dates of Creation
      1858
  • Physical Description
      67 leaves; 1 printed leaf has been torn out.

Scope and Content

Bound volume containing personal, domestic and social details, including some material relating to: George Thompson's correspondence, tours, health and social life; Frederick Chesson's domestic and social life; FC attending the examination of a suspected refugee (15 Feb), meeting Lord Stanley at the Colonial Office (19 Mar), and attending the annual meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society (29 May). Amelia Chesson heard Dickens reading from `A Christmas Carol' on 15 Apr, and showed sympathy for African negroes (24 Jun).

Printed, with handwritten entries.