Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1856-1858

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/157
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x0002a5
  • Dates of Creation
      06 Jan 1856-27 Dec 1858
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file 178 folios

Scope and Content

Includes letters from Captain James Edward Katon; Anne Elizabeth Bontine [nee Anne Elizabeth Elphinstone Fleeming]; Cornwallis Maude, 4th Viscount Hawarden; William Cunninghame Bontine; Morgan Lloyd; Mrs Clementina Maude, Viscountess Hawarden [nee Clementina Elphinstone Fleeming]; Mrs Catalina Paulina Katon [widow of Charles Fleeming Elphinstone]; and Mr A Begbie. Topics of correspondence include the promotion to Post Captain received by Captain Katon; the ill health of William Cunninghame Bontine; the birth of two daughters by Viscountess Hawarden; the birth and death of Mary Keith Lloyd's child [nee Mary Keithy Elphinstone] and her increasingly worsening ill health; the troubles over the Cumbernauld estate and it being entailed to John Elphinstone; proposed visits to Hookwood and other general news about friends and family. Some of the letters have brief annotations by Mountstuart Elphinstone regarding his response

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