Comprises: (1) Autograph manuscript letters concerning the estate of Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher Clarges, who died in Java in 1811, dated between 1812 and 1824; (2) Autograph manuscript letters concerning Devonshire Penrose Hawkes and his family, dated between 1838 and 1875; (3) Miscellaneous legal and other documents concerning Devonshire Penrose Hawkes and his family, dated between 1833 and 1926.
Further letters and papers of the Pearson family of Yorkshire and Mountcross, Co. Cork
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The collection concerns members of the Pearson family from the early nineteenth century almost to the present, and, in particular, wider branches of it, namely, the Clarges and the Hawkes.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Deposited by Mrs S. Laville of West Malvern, February 1999
Other Finding Aids
Contents listed in Handlist 98 and in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letlink.htm#Pearson