Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for September 1851 to March 1852

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/162
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000282
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Sep 1851-03 Apr 1852
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file 190 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for character references for people who previously had worked in the service of Mountstuart Elphinstone and now are seeking new positions. Letters from TH Ernst keep Elphinstone up to date with the poor health of Sir Henry Strachey who is quite ill. Letters from Lord Elphinstone keeps Elphinstone up to date with the government's latest crisis and changes in the Cabinet. Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response

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