Sir Moses Haim Montefiore: Correspondence with Charles Hunt

Scope and Content

Letters to, from, and about Montefiore. The are four pieces of correspondence concerning the sum of 50 donated by Charles Hunt of Yoxall, Staffordshire, in 1876 to the testimonial fund set up in Montefiore's name. There are also three items concerning Hunt's late sister, who was a close friend of Montefiore.

1. Montefiore to Charles Hunt, 18 Oct. 1871.

2. Hunt to Montefiore, 24 Oct. 1871.

3. Montefiore to Hunt, 16 Nov. 1871.

4. Lewis Emanuel, Secretary of the Sir Moses Montefiore Testimonial, to Hunt, 5 Apr. 1876.

5. Hunt to Emanuel, 12 Apr. 1876 (draft).

6. Emanuel to Hunt, 18 Apr. 1876.

7. Montefiore to Hunt, 19 Apr. 1876.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore (1784-1885), Jewish philanthropist.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1969.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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