Letter to Lord Carlisle, 1911, regarding work on the Lanercost Chronicle, a medieval chronicle on the history of Scotland.
Maxwell, Sir Herbert (1845-1937)
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- Dates of Creation1911 January
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Sir Herbert Maxwell was Conservative member of Parliament for Wigtownshire from 1880-1906; during the latter years of his parliamentary career he was a supporter of Joseph Chamberlain's campign for tariff reform; Maxwell was a prolific author: his numerous books included a biography of the Duke of Wellington, written in 1899. He was the President of the Society of Antiquities of Scotland, 1900-1913.
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Entry compiled by Richard Temple.
The following repositories also hold archives of Sir Herbert Maxwell: National Library of Scotland (correspondence 1863-1937); Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (letters to Lady Londonderry, 1924-1937); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (correspondence, 1924-1927).
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