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Letters from Sir Maurice de Bunsen to his family, 1885-1886

MS. 12138/10
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Items 1-5: c. 55 letters from Spain, discussing controversy over Carolines, Spanish attempts to tax legation, death of Alfonso XII; including 5 letters from Sir Henry Pensonby about King's health, 4 Aug 1885-30 Dec 1885.

Item 6: Original binding and thread for items 1-5.

Item 7: c. 60 letters from Madrid, Paris and Constantinople, discussing diplomatic life at Paris, de Lesseps' talk at the Geographical Society and journey to Constantinople on the Orient Express as Queen's Messenger, 3 Jan 1886-26 Jul 1886, in original binding.


  • Creation: 1885-1886


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12138/10

Former reference:

MB/I/L-M, De Bunsen Box 3.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom