Correspondence from William George Spencer Scott Compton, 5th Marquess of Northampton, 17 Nov. 1889-17 Aug. 1912
Scope and Contents
Correspondence received by Massie on Liberal politics, women's suffrage, biblical studies, and education. Notable correspondents include the politicians Joseph Chamberlain, William Gladstone and Arthur Wellesley Peel, and the suffragist Millicent Fawcett. The correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by name of sender with 'miscellanea' placed at the end of the correspondence. The whole collection has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct quotation from sections of the letters. The catalogue has retained original historic language that may be offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. In order to reflect the original context of creation, such historic language has not been edited or replaced.
- 17 Nov. 1889-17 Aug. 1912
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