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Miscellaneous papers, 1864-1904

MS. Eng. misc. c. 742
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 1-37) Lord Amherst’s antiquarian interests, 1881-1903, including (fols. 18-32) correspondence with the Dean of Westminster, G.G. Bradley, about a proposed Chaucer memorial in the Abbey, 1900
  2. (fols. 38-55) public affairs, 1885-1903
  3. (fols. 56-85) family matters, 1864-1904 and n.d., including (fols. 63-68) letters from Lord Amherst’s eldest daughter Mary Rothes Margaret and her husband Lord William Cecil, c.1892 (the latter writes from Balmoral on taking up his duties as Groom-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria) and (fols. 73-81) letters from John Collier, 1894-1899, about family portraits by him
  4. (fols. 86-111) local affairs, mainly concerning Norfolk in 1893, with a lease of 1893 for Hesleyside in Northumberland
  5. (fols. 112-123) letters concerning shooting, 1891(?)-1899 and n.d.
  6. (fols. 124-139) miscellaneous letters and papers, 1892-1900 and n.d.


  • Creation: 1864-1904


140 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. c. 742

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom