Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for 1832

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/84
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x000230
  • Dates of Creation
      24 Feb 1831-29 May 1833
  • Language of Material
      English Italian
  • Physical Description
      1 file 126 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include invitations to dine/ visit and requests for recommendations; the debts and situation of Mountstuart Elphinstone's nephew, who does not wish to return to India (see William Elphinstone's letters, for example, Mss Eur F88/84/33); and churches and antiquary in Italy (Mss Eur F88/84/49). Also includes the death of Sir Edward Strachey, his funeral and arrangements made for his wife and children after his death (Mss Eur F88/84/9 and Mss Eur F88/84/13) and several letters from Bazett, Colvin, Crawford & Co and Remington enclosing account statements. One letter, Mss Eur F88/84/3, is in Italian

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