Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1835

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/96
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000250
  • Dates of Creation
      [Dec] 1830-13 Mar 1836
  • Language of Material
      English French
  • Physical Description
      1 file 155 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and patronage. Also includes comments on Lord Robert Clive's memoirs (see letters from William Erskine); the case of John Pollard Willoughby and Colonel Ballantine, who was found guilty of gross neglect of duty and dishonour (Mss Eur F88/96/2); comments on the Elphinstone College by Professor Arthur Bedford Orlebar; and the politics of the day (for example, the Corn Laws and the Reform Bill). Four letters, Mss Eur F88/96/36, Mss Eur F88/96/43, Mss Eur F88/96/48 and Mss Eur F88/96/53, are in French

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