Diary of Charles Chichester

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Leave in England, spent chiefly at Burton Constable. Description of: death of youngest son, Sebastian, on voyage home, 6 April 1840; knighted by Queen Victoria; Fanny Esller at the Opera; intrigues in the Spanish Carlist Party involving Moretto and Esportero; hunting in Yorkshire; arrival at Barbados; visits to St. Vincent and Venezuela; meeting with President Paez; notes on his career and on Bolivers campaign

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