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Letters from Sir Maurice de Bunsen to his family, 1901-1903

MS. 12138/20
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Item 1: c. 60 letters, mainly from Turkey, discussing Aden clash with Turks, commercial negotiations, death of Queen Victoria, visits of Wolseley and Rowton, earthquake and plague in Constantinople, new consulate and hospital buildings, dissension in US legation and long visit to Rhodes, 1 Jan 1901-2 Dec 1901.

Item 2: c. 100 letters, mainly from Turkey, discussing commercial treaty, Baghdad railway, Sultan's fears of assassination, British hospital, coronation celebrations, visits to Priène and Miletus, Sokia liquorice trade, October visit to Balmoral and move to Paris, 1 Jan 1902-30 Dec 1902.

Item 3: c. 90 letters, mainly from Paris, discussing King Edward's visit, the Humbert trial, sanitary conference, death of Maurice de Bunsen's parents and sale of Abbey Lodge to Emile Fuchs and family and social matters, 2 Jan 1903-4 Dec 1903.


  • Creation: 1901-1903


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12138/20

Former reference:

MB/I/CC-EE, De Bunsen Box 7.

Repository Details

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