‘Notice of Andrew Lumisden, Esqr., successively private Secretary to the Son and Grandson of James II[d]’, a copy of a memoir, written in the form of a letter from Lumisden’s nephew, Sir Thomas A L Strange, Recorder of Madras, to his daughter Louisa Strange, 1 January 1827. Edit


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  • 1827, 1892. (Creation)


  • 29 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 27 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    Folios 1-5 verso were copied by Louisa Strange (Mrs J S Mure), and folios 6-14 verso by Admiral Newburgh. From folio 15 to the end is in the handwriting or Sir Thomas Strange himself (see note headed 1892 on folio 24 verso).

  • Custodial History

    The volume contains the bookplate of Anne Ffoulkes. An inscription on folio ii reads, ‘Given to me by my dear sister Louisa Mrs Philip Mure in December 1892 while staying with her at 8 Sussex Villas, Kensington’.