Miscellaneous papers from residuary estates

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1. Handwritten letter from Dar Naama, 20 Aug 1928, which appears to have been dictated by Lilias Trotter with additions;

2. Typed letter, signed by Lilias Trotter and J. Leadbetter, together with a copy of a letter to Miss Currie concerning a property in Tozeur, 5 Mar 1921;

3. Typed copy of a letter (in French), 19 Jun 1934, signed by Sascha Perkin, Alice McIlroy and Arthur Theobald, exercising the right to bury the body of Helen Freeman in plot 43 of the English section of the Cemetery in the Boulevard Bru, owned by Lilias Trotter and according to her expressed wish;

4. Safe conduct authorisation for Lilias Trotter, issued by the Tunisian government, 27 Jan 1917 (in French);

5. Permission for Lilias Trotter to operate as a colporteur in the prefecture of Algiers, 16 Jan 1889;

6. Application from Lilias Trotter, Dec 1901, to be licensed as a colporteur, signed (provides information that Lilias was then 48, 1m 72 tall, with grey hair and chestnut eyes, a round chin, long face and long nose.);

7. Typescript account of 'The Rally at Eccleston Hall' [held after Lilias's death in 1928?], which included tributes to Lilias Trotter;

8. Photograph of grave

9. Note in French [unidentified]

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