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Fair copy of extracts from the diary of Lucy Grant (later Feilding, d. 1875; mother of Rowland Feilding), 1850-1860

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MS. Eng. c. 5771

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With some letters, cuttings and drawings, including extracts concerning
  1. (fols. 11-21) the Crimean War, with copies of letters from and about her brother Frank (d. 1854)
  2. (fols. 41-73 passim, 98 (v) Sir James Brooke and Sarawak, 1857-1858
  3. (fols. 73-97) a visit to the Lake District, 1858, including (fol. 84) a photograph
  4. (fols. 121-148) 'Appendixes' to the diary, mainly on the deaths of members of the family, 1840-57
  5. (fols. 143-145) a copy of a letter from J. Brooke Brooke about the Chinese insurrection in Sarawak, 1857
  6. (fols. 150-159) copies, 1860, of verses composed by Frank Grant (d. 1854) while with his regiment in Canada, 1852

Dates

  • 1850-1860

Extent

159 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 5771

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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