Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1839

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/110
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00025d
  • Dates of Creation
      04 Jan 1839-02 Jan 1840
  • Language of Material
      English French
  • Physical Description
      1 file 122 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include Sir Lionel Smith's transfer as Governor of Mauritius (Mss Eur F88/110/16); Dr Philips' treatment of Elphinstone's illness by hot water bottles and mercurial tablets (Mss Eur F88/110/23); invitations to weddings; requests for letters of introduction to Lord Elphinstone; matters concerning rents of estates in Scotland; Arthur Conolly's account of his travels through Asia Minor from Constantinople to India; and literature, such as the English translation of the memoirs of Father Krunsinski. Three letters, Mss Eur F88/110/21, Mss Eur F88/110/39 and Mss Eur F88/110/47 are in French

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