Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1837

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/102
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000256
  • Dates of Creation
      27 Apr 1836-26 Dec 1837
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 135 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include general news from friends and family. Hay M Erskine's letters describe his time in Paris; William Erskine attempts again to persuade Mountstuart Elphinstone to write a history of India; Sir James Carnac asks if he can use Elphinstone's name to obtain subscriptions for a statue of the Duke of Wellington. Also includes news of the death of Major Robert E Burrowes' wife and George Keith Erskine's marriage

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