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Lady Margaret Beaumont letter

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P661


Lady Margaret Beaumont (1831-1888) was the daughter of Sir Ulrick John de Burgh and Hon. Harriet Canning. In 1856 she married Wentworth Blackett Beaumont. During the 1870s and 1880s, she served as a hostess for many society and political functions. This letter, dated February 23rd from 144 Piccadilly Terrace. W. [in London, England], is addressed to "Dear Sir" and refers to an objective they have in common and who might support them in their endeavor. An 1865 watermark on the stationery dates the letter for that year or later.


  • Creation: February 23, [1865 or later]


Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

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1 folder (1 leaf in 1 folder)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P661

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 46, formerly part of temporary collection "Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c."

Guide to the Lady Margaret Beaumont Letter
Lady Margaret Beaumont letter
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Lady Margaret Beaumont letter, Department of Special Collections, MS P661, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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