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Letters from Sir Maurice de Bunsen to his family, 1910-1911

MS. 12138/24
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Item 1: c. 100 letters, mainly from Madrid, discussing German powers and naval race, bitterness of political and religious feeling in Spain, Portuguese revolution and relations with new regime, King Edward's death, description of lying-in-state and funeral at Windsor and visits to Granada, 2 Jan 1910-29 Dec 1910.

Item 2: c. 150 letters, mainly from Madrid, discussing Franco-Spanish negotiations over Morocco, Numancia case, danger of Franco-German rupture, visit to fleet at Vigo and to Archduke Louis Salvator, foundation of Madrid home for English governesses, Baroness Deichmann's purchase of Abbey Lodge, London coronation and visits to Gerona and San Sebastian, 20 Jan 1911-30 Dec 1911.


  • Creation: 1910-1911


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12138/24

Former reference:

MB/I/LL-MM, De Bunsen Box 9.

Repository Details

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