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Invitation to a royal dinner, 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/39

Scope and Contents

An undated invitation from the Lord Chamberlain [Valentine Browne, Earl of Kenmare], on behalf of Queen Victoria, to Sir Harry Parkes and Miss Parkes [Parkes' daughter Marion Plummer Parkes, later Marion Keswick] to an evening party at Buckingham Palace on 18 May 1881.


  • Creation: 1881


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From the Fonds:

Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


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