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Letter to Madame da Horta

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P714


D. Serpa Arevedo writes to Madame da Horta about a wonderful reception in Lisbon by the Queen [Maria II, 1819-1853] and King [Ferdinand, 1816-1885] and the common people. The writer confirms that the two dresses from Madame da Horta have been delivered to the Marchioness of Fronteira [D. Maria Constanca da Camara, 1801-1860] and to the Countess of Thomar [Luisa Mitchell Meredith Read, 1816-?] and that they are appreciative of the gifts.


  • Creation: November 8, 1850


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1 folder (1 leaf)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS P714

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38:86 Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Guide to the D. Serpa Arevedo Collection
Letter to Madame da Horta
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
Letter to Madame da Horta, Department of Special Collections, MS P714, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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