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Letters from eminent people to Mary, Woronzow and Agnes Greig and others, 1827-1869 and n.d.

Dep. b. 233
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Folder MS3B-1: letter from Charles Babbage to an unnamed correspondent, possibly William Somerville, referring to a paragraph about Mrs Somerville in Le Cercle of 5 Oct 1832, 18 Jan 1833; letters from Babbage to Agnes Greig, [1845]-1861 and n.d., mainly regarding dinner invitations

Folder MS3F-1: letters from M[ichael] Faraday to Agnes Greig, 1860-1864, in response to news of the death of William Somerville, 6 Jul 1860, thanking her for a gift, 26 Apr 1861, and for 'the fine portrait of that admirable woman your mother' [Mary Somerville?], 5 Aug 1864

Folder MS3H-2: letters from J.F.W. Herschel to Woronzow Greig, 1845-1846 and n.d., seeking Greig's opinion on the publication of Mary's work on the action of the rays of the spectrum in the form of a letter to Herschel, 4 Oct 1845, in response to the gift of the seventh edition of On the Connexion of the Physical Sciences, n.d., and containing comments on and corrections to drafts of Mary's work

Folder MS3H-3: letters from W[illiam] Holman Hunt, [painter], to Agnes Greig, 1857-1859, regarding, among other matters, an opportunity for Agnes and Lady Byron to view a picture he is working on before it goes on public display, 15 Apr 1859

Folder MS3L-3: letter from [the Earl of] Lovelace to Woronzow Greig regarding the appointment of barristers, n.d., [1840], written on a letter to him from C[harles] S[haw] Lefevre, [Speaker of the House of Commons], on the same subject, 10 May 1840

Folder MS3L-4: letters from S[tephen] Lushington, [Doctor of Civil Law], to Woronzow Greig regarding social matters, 16 Apr 1853 and 2 Jun 1857, and to James Graham regarding the death of Woronzow Greig, 27 Oct 1865

Folder MS3M-1: letter from T.B. Macaulay, [politician], to Mary declining an invitation to breakfast, n.d.

Other correspondents:

  1. Joanna and Agnes Baillie (Folder MS3B-2)
  2. [Sir] John Bayley (Folder MS3B-3)
  3. Mary Berry (Folder MS3B-4)
  4. [Sir] David Brewster (Folder MS3B-5)
  5. Col. T. Gore Brown (Folder MS3B-6)
  6. John, Lord Campbell (Folder MS3C-1)
  7. Sir Francis Chantrey (Folder MS3C-2)
  8. Thomas Coltman (Folder MS3C-3)
  9. G.W. Dasent (Folder MS3D-1)
  10. Lord Douro (Folder MS3D-2)
  11. Henry Drummond (Folder MS3D-3)
  12. Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake [Lady Eastlake] (Folder MS3E-1)
  13. Robert Ferguson of Raith (Folder MS3F-2)
  14. Francis Fowke (Folder MS3F-3)
  15. Col. Charles Gordon (Folder MS3G-1)
  16. Henry Hallam (Folder MS3H-1)
  17. Anna Jameson (Folder MS3J-1)
  18. Count Krasinski (Folder MS3K-1)
  19. Lord Lansdowne (Folder MS3L-1)
  20. A.H. Layard (Folder MS3L-2)
  21. Laurence Macdonald (Folder MS3M-2)
  22. [Sir] James Mackintosh (Folder MS3M-3)
  23. Merle d'Aubigne (Folder MS3M-4)
  24. Minghetti (Folder MS3M-5)
  25. Lord Monteagle [Thomas Spring Rice] (Folder MS3M-6)
  26. Laurence Peel (Folder MS3P-1)
  27. Robert Peel (Folder MS3P-2) Copy only of letter 30 Mar 1835. See Dep. c. 371 Folder MSP-2
  28. Bernard Rosen (Folder MS3R-1)
  29. Lord John Russell (Folder MS3R-2)
  30. Lord William Russell (Folder MS3R-3)
  31. Nassau Senior (Folder MS3S-1)
  32. Catherine Sinclair (Folder MS3S-2)
  33. John Steell (Folder MS3S-3)
  34. James Swinton (Folder MS3S-4)
  35. [Sir] William Simonds (Folder MS3S-5)
  36. Talbot de Malahide (Folder MS3T-1)
  37. [Sir] J. Emerson Tennent (Folder MS3T-2)
  38. Hugh Seymour Tremenheere (Folder MS3T-3
  39. H. de Triqueti (Folder MS3T-4)
  40. Henry Warburton (Folder MS3W-1)
  41. Samuel Warren, signature only (Folder MS3W-2)
  42. William Whewell (Folder MS3W-3)
  43. C. Wheaton (Folder MS3W-4)


  • Creation: 1827-1869 and n.d.


1 box (50 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. b. 233

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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