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Cavendish, William, 1833-1908 (8th Duke of Devonshire)



Marquess of Hartington

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letter to Porter from 8th Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, 14 Dec. 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8576/31
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Most of the letters are replies to appeals by Porter for contributions to a memorial to Henry Fawcett and the cost of portraits of the seventh Duke of Devonshire, J.B. Lightfoot and B.F. Westcott; or replies to his invitations to a dinner in honour of recipients of honorary degrees (1883), and the celebration of the six hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Peterhouse (1884); or concern an address of support from members of Senate to the Liberal Unionist leadership (1887).

Dates: 14 Dec. 1884
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