Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for January to April 1844

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      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/125
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00026c
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Aug 1843-30 Apr 1844
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 166 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for patronage; the death of James Erskine; and the election of new members of the Athenaeum Club. Also includes letters from Lord Prudhoe, General Galloway and William Butterworth Bayley which mainly deal with Mountstuart Elphinstone's assistance in gaining support for Edward William Lane's Arabic Lexicon/dictionary, the expenses for his return trip to Egypt, etc. Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response

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