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Letters and papers of Charles Grant, Vicomte de Vaux, chiefly of a personal nature., 1676-1824, undated.

Identifier: MS.25166

Scope and Contents

The letters and papers include copies of Charles Grant's correspondence, 1780-1785, with an unidentified lady (Adelaide de R-, who later became a countess) with whom he had an affair; part of his diary kept while travelling in Normandy and Brittany in 1780 (folio 26); a long letter, recounting his family history and memoirs, 1785 (folio 165); and miscellaneous letters concerning his career.


  • Creation: 1676-1824, undated.

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269 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


269 folios.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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