Letters of John Hill Burton, of his first wife Isabella Lauder, and of his mother, Mary. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.9413
Level of Description
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Dates

  • 1829-1843, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 243 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) Letters, 1829-1835, of John Hill Burton to his mother, chiefly of a personal nature. (Folio 1.)

    (ii) Letters, 1829-1842, undated, of Burton's first wife, Isabella Lauder, to her mother, together with a few letters to her from various friends and relations. These letters were written chiefly before her marriage. There is also what appears to be a guest list for her wedding, and ten poems apparently written by her, being signed 'I.L.'. (Folio 39.)

    (iii) Letters, 1830-1843, undated, of Burton's mother, Mary, to Burton, to his wife Isabella, and to his daughter Katherine. (Folio 117.)

  • Arrangement

    234 folios.

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