15 typescript copy letters from India of the Caine family. They are headed variously from Bombay, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Lahore, Alleghur, Lucknow, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling and Mahableswar and contain a wealth of intelligent and fascinating observations on the people, customs, flora, fauna and topography of the sub-continent.
Letters from India of the Caine family
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS CAI
- Dates of Creation1937
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Sproston Caine was sometime M.P. for Scarborough. He was the father of Lady Clwyd (Hannah Rushton Clwyd, 1869-1951), and his wife was the daughter of Hugh Stowell Brown, the well-known Baptist minister of Myrtle Street, Liverpool.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.
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A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26078
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