Correspondence of John Fane, 11th Earl of Westmorland

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 4861-3, d. 2577
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Scope and Content

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.

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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Acquisition Information

The collection was bought, with the help of the Friends of the Bodleian, from Christie's in 1994.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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