Juvenile letters, mostly from James Ruthven Elphinstone, to John Elphinstone, 11th Lord Elphinstone and Mrs Anne Elphinstone, Lady Elphinstone

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/54
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000213
  • Dates of Creation
      23 Oct 1776-04 Mar 1793
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file 158 folios

Scope and Content

Contains letters from Mountstuart Elphinstone's brothers Charles Elphinstone and James Ruthven Elphinstone, to their parents, John Elphinstone, 11th Lord Elphinstone and Mrs Anne Elphinstone, Lady Elphinstone. The majority of the letters date from their childhood and their time at school in London, although there are also letters from James Ruthven Elphinstone upon his arrival in India and his early years there. The letters have been mixed up at one point so they are not in strict chronological order. Some of the letters are incomplete, with only the first or last page intact

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