Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone for July to December 1843

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/124
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00026b
  • Dates of Creation
      26 Jan 1843-26 Dec 1843
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 230 folios

Scope and Content

Topics of correspondence include requests for patronage; letters from Alexander Francis Elphinstone regarding his research into the charter papers in order to find out more about the Balmerino claim (Mss Eur F88/23); Lord Prudhoe beginning work on an Arabic-English dictionary (Mss Eur F88/124/18); and G Adam's request for Mountstuart Elphinstone to write a letter to Lord Aberdeen to encourage interest in his application for a consulship in China (Mss Eur F88/124/22). Some of the letters have brief annotations by Elphinstone regarding his response

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