Letter to Emily
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.
- March 3, 1862
- Gilbert, Ashurst Turner, 1786-1870 (Person)
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Purchase, Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966.
Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 50, 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 Ashurst Turner Gilbert Letter Collection
- Letter to Emily
- Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Letter to Emily, MS P684, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
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