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Miscellaneous letters K-Z, 1838-1886

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Identifier: Coll-203/B2/2

Scope and Contents

Continuing series of letters addressed to Charles Lyell, Lady Mary Lyell, Katharine Lyell and other recipients:

  1. 'K'
    19 March 1838, from William [Hamilton?] at the Athenaeum, to Charles Lyell relating to the membership of actor, Charles Kean
  2. 'L'
    9 February 1850 to Charles Lyell from de Lhuys, accepting dinner invitation
  3. 'M'
    Undated letter from HH Milman [could be WH Milman?; this letter could be to Katharine Lyell]
    4 May 1880 from Mosely, at the War Office, to Cavendish, asking to discuss the establishment of a museum of Greek sculpture and statues, advocated by William Perry. Perry had asked for a letter of introduction to Gladstone, but Mosely is writing to Cavendish instead.
    Undated letter from C.J. Montefiore at 12 Portman Square, W., to Mr. Lyell refusing invitation, sending volume instead
    9 July no year, letter from C.J. Montefiore at 12 Portman Square, W. again refusing invitation
  4. 'N'
    1 March 1864, letter from Anne L Napier to Minnie Napier, discussing friends health issues including Leonard Horner
  5. 'P'
    5 November 1873 from P[rofessor?] Parlatore, from Reale Museo di fiscia e storia naturale di firenze [Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History of Florence] to Mary Lyell
    Letter dated 12 February 1781, from John Pitkin [at Vigearis?] writing to unnamed recipient, thanking for book that was left with Mr. McDonald of Kinblethmont, and discussing price of local wheat. Kinnordy affairs and in the time of Lyell's father.
  6. 'S'
    19 December 1875, copy letter by Mary Letter by Pleasance Smith - and a note of information dated 18 October 1861
  7. 'W'
    25 October 1886 Letter from Richard Webster at Temple, to Jackson, regarding the Inventions Exhibition, and requesting a meeting with Chancellor of the Exchequer, himself, Edward Burbeck and Frederick Bramwell

Dates

  • Creation: 1838-1886

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Extent

From the Series: 1 folder (1 archive box (4 of 18))