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Letters from George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge to General Sir Richard Airey and others, 1847-1876 (Circa)

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/II

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.

Dates

  • 1847-1876 (Circa)

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

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