Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for April to July 1847

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/133
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000275
  • Dates of Creation
      02 Apr-27 Jul 1847
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 149 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for recommendation and patronage and general news about friends and family, including the death of Richard Strachey (Mss Eur F88/133/21). Also includes reports by Hay M Erskine that Mary Keith Macalister [Keithy] has left her husband to live in Glasgow with her seducer which results in Mountstuart Elphinstone's subsequent trip to Scotland and the dissolvement of Mary Keith and Alexander Macalister's marriage (for example Mss Eur F88/133/13). Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response

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