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Grenfell, William Henry, 1855-1945 (1st Baron Desborough, politician and civil servant)



  • Existence: 1855 - 1945

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Diary entry from Taplow Court, 1925 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/6/4/1
Scope and Contents

Written during a short stay with Lord and Lady Desborough, on headed notepaper from Taplow Court, Taplow, Buckinghamshire. Sassoon lists and describes the other guests, including J.M. Barrie, Lord Knebworth, Lord Leconfield, and the Duchess of Portland, noting how they entertained themselves and conversational topics. Originally enclosed with MS Add.9852/6/4, between folios 25-26.

Dates: 1925 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Fragile - please handle with care.