Thirty letters from Anthony Evelyn Melbourne Ashley (1836-1907), the second son of the seventh Earl of Shaftesbury and Lady Emily Cowper, to George Bentley, 1873-82, about the publication of his biography of Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, in various editions (A.E.M.Ashley Life of Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston 1846-1865 (2 vols., 1876); Life and correspondence of Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston (2 vols., 1879) and a proposed five volume edition); together with one letter to Messrs R.Bentley, publishers, of 1889.
Letters from Evelyn Ashley to George Bentley and Messrs R. Bentley and Son (publishers), about Ashley's biography of Lord Palmerston
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- ReferenceGB 738 MS 37
- Dates of Creation1873-1889
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Anthony Evelyn Melbourne Ashley was private secretary to Lord Palmerston, 1858-65.
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