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Clive, Margaret, 1735 - 1817 (née Maskelyne, Lady Clive of Plassey, society figure)

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 2, 1806 - 1809

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/2
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A blue folder of c.44 letters sent by Lady Clive to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, her brother Nevil Maskelyne, and other family members. Topics include procuring a pair of globes, astronomy, and family or domestic matters. Each letter is preceded by a later note on its content.
All items have been numbered according to their original order in the file.

Dates: 1806 - 1809
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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 3, 1810 - 1813

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/3
Scope and Contents A folder of c.54 letters sent by Lady Clive to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, her brother Nevil Maskelyne, and other family members. Topics include astronomy, the great comet of 1811, and family or domestic matters, including the death of Nevil Maskelyne (see letter dated 16 Feb. 1811), her opinion of his successor as Astronomer Royal [John Pond; see letter dated 28 Sep. 1811], biographical information about her brother Edward Maskelyne who had invited her to Madras where she met Lord Clive...
Dates: 1810 - 1813
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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. 4, 1814 - 1817

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/4
Scope and Contents A folder of c.55 letters sent by Lady Clive mainly to her niece, Margaret Maskelyne. Topics include astronomy, politics (including the abdication of Napoleon and events in Spain) and family or domestic matters, including details of family history, and the death of her daughter Margaret Walpole as a result of injury by fire (1814). The letter of 3 Dec. 1814 includes mention of Nevil Maskelyne's 'confrère', Delambre. That of 19 June 1816 refers to the knighthood of William Herschel. That of 17...
Dates: 1814 - 1817
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Letters sent by Lady Clive vol. I, 1762 - 1805

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/1
Scope and Contents A blue folder of c.47 letters sent by Lady Clive to her brothers, Edmund and Nevil Maskelyne, her niece, Margaret Maskelyne, and other family members. The file also includes an index, biographical notes about Lord and Lady Clive, a family tree, a history of two globes kept in the library at Basset Down, and an account of her son and daughter-in-law's arrival in India (1798). Many letters are preceded by a later note on their content. Many discuss astronomy, in which Lady Clive took great...
Dates: 1762 - 1805
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Notebook containing notes by Theresa Story-Maskelyne on the letters of Lady Clive, 1850 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/6
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Preceded by a subject index. The notebook includes biographical notes, notes on letters concerning Urania [Uranus] and comets, and extracts of letters on various topics from cats and carpets to Lady Clive's collection of globes.

Dates: 1850 - 1900

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Astronomy 2
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India 1
Medical sciences 1