Journal as companion to her father, Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons (1821-1903) on a mission to Rome as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Pope Leo XIII, 1 November 1889-21 May 1890.
Journal of Blanch Simmons
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- ReferenceGB 150 MS025
- Dates of Creation1889-1890
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Blanch Simmons was the daughter of Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons (1821-1903) and his wife, Blanch, ne Weston (d 1898). On 29 October, Sir John Simmons was appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Pope Leo XIII on a special mission with reference to questions of jurisdiction under the royal proclamation providing for the existing establishment of religion in Malta. His daughter, Blanch, accompanied and remained with him throughout his mission.
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