George Frederick Weston: Travel Journal and Letters

Scope and Content

The journal comprises copies of letters from George Frederick Weston to his uncle, W.W. Weston, and other relations, from Coblenz, Nuremberg, Munich, Basle and Milan, 1844. The letters were copied by Weston's first wife in 1853, and the originals have not been preserved. The journal is accompanied by loose original letters from [Sicily], Constantinople, Genoa and one describing a journey from Constantinople to Cairo, 1844-1846.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Frederick Weston (1819-1887), B.A., Christ's College, Cambridge, 1884; Vicar of Crosby Ravensworth, Westmorland, 1848-1887; Hon. Canon of Carlisle, 1879.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1990.


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

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