Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1837

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/101
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000255
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Aug 1836-01 Jan 1838
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 133 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and benevolence, particularly from Mrs Sarah Carden who has been abandoned by her husband to live with a French woman (Mss Eur F88/101/21 and Mss Eur F88/101/51). She asks Mountstuart Elphinstone to use his influence to obtain alimony and a divorce. Also includes a request for Elphinstone to be godfather (Mss Eur F88/101/33) and the death of Major Robert E Burrowes' wife (Mss Eur F88/101/39) and bills and receipts for hotels and books

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