Correspondence from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to his niece, Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke

Scope and Content

"Letters from Mr Colebrooke to "Belinda" both before and after her marriage to Sir C Smith", "Also on her marriage from Lady E Compton & Lady Northampton". Photocopies of Correspondence primarily between Henry Thomas Colebrooke and his niece Belinda Sutherland Colebrooke (later Lady Smith).

These letters provide a fascinating insight into the relationship between Henry and Belinda and in so doing provide information on foster care, politics, culture and life in early 19th century Britain.