Family Scrapbook

Scope and Content

Scrapbook mainly containing letters to Alan Cameron Bruce from his family and friends 1868-76, including letters from his sons George at Rugby and ‘Harry’ (John Henry Bruce Pryce, died 1875) at Eton, and letters relating to injury to Harry’s eye 1869-70, his schoolwork and death; sketch of unidentified house; French stamps 1790 and 1793; newspaper cuttings relating to crime in London 1869, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1 with French newspapers, relations between Russia and Turkey, Admiral Paynter on volunteer artillery 1870, and marriage of Fanny Slade to George Sackville Lane Fox 1870; drawing of gravestone of John Wyndham Bruce (1809-68)