Collection of Victorian letters from politicians, artists and architects, churchmen, military men and others, among them Gustave Dore, Cardinal John Henry Newman, Benjamin Disraeli, Sir Frederick Leighton, Lord Macaulay, William Gladstone, Lord Palmerston and Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton. The material includes letters of condolence, letters accepting or declining invitations, family correspondence and a Memorandum of Agreement for the employment of Helen A. Pottinger as a pupil-teacher by Liverpool Cranmer Wesleyan School, dated 1877.
Collection of Victorian Letters
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 338 MS 254
- Dates of Creation1848-1900
- Name of CreatorDore, Louis Auguste Gustav (1832-1883) French Painter and Illustrator; Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890, Cardinal; Disraeli, Benjamin (1804-1881) Earl of Beaconsfield, statesman; Leighton, Frederic (1830-1896) Baron Leighton of Stretton, painter; Macaulay, Thomas Babington (1800-1859) Baron Macaulay, statesman and historian; Gladstone, William Ewart (1809-1898), statesman; Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865; Lytton, Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer- (1803-1873) 1st Baron Lytton, statesman and novelist.
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
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Donated to the University of Leicester Library in January 2009 by John E. Clark.
Description prepared by Margaret Maclean on 21 July 2011.
No further accruals are expected.