Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9499
Scope and Contents
23 letters to Eliza Metayard, 1844-63.  ELIZA ACTON (cookery writer) (1852), mentioning Mrs. Howitt;  VALENTINE BARTHOLOMEW (flower painter) (1863), his lessons; pictures sent to Water Colour Society 'all sold as soon as doors opened';  THOMAS BATEMAN (archaeologist) (1860), visit of Dr. & Mrs. Davis;  JOHN CASSELL (publisher) (1859), asks to see MSS;  ROBERT CHAMBERS (publisher) (1844), asks for more of her papers;  ELIZA COOK (poet) (1849), envelope only; ...
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