Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for September to December 1857

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/179
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x0002a9
  • Dates of Creation
      23 Sep 1857-21 Mar 1858
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 187 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include the sale of Lord Elphinstone's farms (in letters from A Begbie); Sir Edward Strachey's impending marriage (Mss Eur F88/179/9); George Elphinstone Erskine's departure for India (Mss Eur F88/179/17), with advice from Mountstuart Elphinstone on how to behave when he gets there (Mss Eur F88/179/21); and comments on the Indian Mutiny and Indian affairs (e.g. in letters between General John Briggs and Elphinstone, and Mr Ellice). Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response. Also includes draft letters from Elphinstone

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