Stanley, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 578/4;D Letter to Sarah Parry, 23 October 1826 [Description of marriage of William Edward Parry to Isabella Louisa Stanley] 2 leaves, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the marriage of Isabella Louisa Stanley and William Edward Parry. Isabella was the daughter of Edward's elder brother Sir John Stanley (First Baron Stanley of Alderley). William Edward Parry was the son of the physician Caleb Hillier Parry. William led several expeditions to the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage.