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Gilbert, Ashurst Turner, 1786-1870


Found in 1 Record:

Letter to Emily

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P684

Ashurst Turner Gilbert (1786-1870), bishop of Chichester, writes to his daughter, Emily, during a visit to the bishop of Winchester while at Farnham Castle (Surrey, England). He shares news of social and local events including a robbery, several deaths, and a planned visit to a London oxygen physician. He ends the letter by writing down four riddles without the answers.

Dates: March 3, 1862