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Lord Curzon: Letters to Robert Cust, 1895-1921

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9563/8-12

Scope and Contents

[8] 4 APR 1895 Congratulations on Cust's [?]engagement and appointment; presents a silver bowl made in Srinagar. [9] 12 MAR 1900 (In Assam) Thanks for Cust's reply to his critique; observations on name 'Wellesley'. [10] 14 AUG 1906 Thanks for his note following 'the terrible blow'. [11] 22 FEB 1916 Thanks for information about Canning portrait: thinks his is a copy. [12] 14 JUN 1921 (Foreign Office) Palestine is now under Colonial Office; thinks there might be a Middle Eastern service 'but the whole future of the Mandated Territories is rather obscure'; wishes Cust's son a brilliant career.


  • Creation: 1895-1921


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Purchased from Bristow & Garland, Fordingbridge, Hants, 2001

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