Correspondence of Mountstuart Elphinstone: private correspondence with Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/108
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00025b
  • Dates of Creation
      01 Jul 1832-[1841]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file 50 folios

Scope and Content

Comprises letters from Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey to Mountstuart Elphinstone and draft replies by Elphinstone. There are 14 items in all - the correspondence covers Elphinstone's book, 'The History of India' which Jeffrey encourages Elphinstone to write and publish (proof sheets from an extract of the book are included in this bundle). Jeffrey also suggests Elphinstone stands as a candidate for Parliament

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