Correspondence of John Fane, relating to Greece, 1815-30, his years in Florence, 1829-38, and orders and honours conferred on him, 1805-48 (including several relating to his military service in the Napoleonic campaigns, 1814-15), with correspondence with Lord Aberdeen, 1828-48.
Correspondence of John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 4861-3, d. 2577
- Dates of Creation1805-56
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description4 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland (1784-1859) was a general. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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