Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for January to May 1845

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/127
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00026f
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Jan 1845-31 May 1845
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file 210 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include concerns over the ill health of Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Baron Metcalfe (Mss Eur F88/127/2 and Mss Eur F88/127/6) and the death of General Christopher Fagan (Mss Eur F88/127/18); the case of Mohan Lal (Mss Eur F88/127/19 and Mss Eur F88/127/21); the news of Miss Clementina Elphinstone Fleeming's marriage; the appointment of Archdeacon Thomas Robinson to the Mastership of the Temple; and Lord Elphinstone's losses in the sugar crops (for example, Mss Eur F88/127/72). Also includes a request from George Norton for Mountstuart Elphinstone's assistance in finding a second Master for Madras High School (Mss Eur F88/127/44). Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response

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Related Material

More information about John Elphinstone, 13th Lord Elphinstone's losses in the sugar crops can be found within his collection of private papers in Mss Eur F87