An envelope from Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke, containing letters and notes from Walter Elliot, Sir Edward Strachey and William Buller Fullerton Elphinstone, 15th Lord Elphinstone regarding Mountstuart Elphinstone's private papers in assisting Walter Elliot to write a biography of his life

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Includes three letters by Walter Elliot to Lord Elphinstone dated 24 Sep 1875, 1 Oct 1875 and 8 Dec 1879 regarding Mountstuart Elphinstone's journals and papers; one letter from Sir Edward Strachey to Walter Elliot, dated 15 Jul 1875, regarding the papers he has of Mountstuart Elphinstone; and a note from Lord Elphinstone stating that the private papers of Mountstuart Elphinstone had been given to Walter Elliot to assist him in writing a life of Mountstuart Elphinstone. There is also an envelope which Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke had written on, stating the contents of this bundle and that he had added Lord Elphinstone's note to this bundle

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