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Letters to Lord and Lady MacDonnell, 1886-1928

MS. Eng. hist. c. 395
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Letters to Lord MacDonnell, 1886-1925. Correspondents include (fol. 1) Lords Lansdowne, Elgin and Dudley (copies), H.H.Asquith (copies), Sir Francis Mowatt (copy), Lord Morley of Blackburn (copies), David Lloyd George (copy), John Henry Bernard, Archbishop of Dublin (copy), Sir Sidney Lee, and Mrs. Alice Sophia Amelia Green (about her strained relations with MacDonnell during and after the trial and execution of Sir Roger Casement)
  2. (fol. 81) papers relating to MacDonnell's retirement and pension, 1907-8
  3. (fol. 89) Letters to Lady MacDonnell, 1888-1928. Correspondents include Lord and Lady Dufferin and Ava, Lady Curzon, Lord Lansdowne, James Bryce and Mrs.Bryce, Sir Horace Plunkett, Lord Knollys and Sir Clive Wigram. Included also are two letters of Lady MacDonnell, one (printed) appealing for funds for a memorial in India, the other (copy) to Sir Harrington Verney Lovett, biographer of MacDonnell in the Dictionary of National Biography
  4. (fol. 145) four letters of MacDonnell to his daughter, Anne, as a child, n.d.
  5. (fol. 150) miscellaneous genealogical and estate papers and printed items, including two speeches by MacDonnell


  • Creation: 1886-1928


191 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. hist. c. 395

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom