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Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-20
Call Number: MS 203A
Overview This is a collection of 20 letters, dated 1771-1777, from Lady Mary Holland (ca 1746-1778), wife of Stephen Fox, to Françoise Payne (lLater Lady Lavington), wife of the governor of the Leeward Islands. They consist of social and domestic news from one politician's wife to another.
Dates: 1772 - 1777
Call Number: MS 90
Overview This collection of approximately 110 letters consists mainly of letters written and received by Sir William Lee of Hartwell (Buckinghamshire), 4th baronet (1726-1799). A small number of letters received by other family members and some related materials are also present. The correspondence covers topics such as county and national politics (elections); family; social and financial relationships; and estate management (agriculture, building, tithes and enclosures). Correspondents include members...
Dates: 1755 - 1803
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-17
Call Number: MS 203B
Overview These are miscellaneous 18th-century English letters collected by the historian Herbert George Guttridge (1898-1969). Correspondents include Richard Burke, Juliana Burke French, Mary Cecilia French Haviland, Andrew Crosbie, Catherine Macaulay, the Earl of Buchan, Mrs. Houblon Newton, Luck Kent, the Duke of Richmond, Lord Berkeley, the Duke of Wharton, Lady Jane Holt, etc.
Dates: 1737 - 1824
Papers of David Erskine, 11th earl of Buchan (1742-1829), about electoral reform movement in Scotland and Yorkshire
Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS 201
Overview This collection includes an autobiography (1793-1794) by David Erskine, 11th earl of Buchan (1742-1829) and allied manuscript material about the electoral reform movement in Scotland and Yorkshire, as well as printed minutes, etc. of Scottish and Yorkshire reform committees (1782-1783). Also present are a few letters to Erskine from Christopher Wyvill (of Hartlepool) and Norman Macleod (1754-1801).
Dates: 1782 - 1783