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Letter from Caleb Rose to “Teddy” [Edward Rose], 6 August 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add. 10138/3/2

Scope and Contents

Sent from 4 Suffolk Place, Pall Mall [Mrs Sherrington was expecting Edward’s 1st half-brother Charles] to Edward Rose who was staying with his grandfather [Caleb Burrell Rose]. Sending birthday wishes, praising Edward as a good boy and saying his happiness depends on how he behaves. Enclosing five shillings (in stamps to be exchanged) as a present. Also thanking Edward for a letter, which he had been helped to write by his grandfather, expressing surprise at Caleb Burrell Rose’s trip to Manchester, and requesting Edward to pass on love and thanks to his grandparents who were taking care of him.


  • 6 August 1857


Conditions Governing Access

The MS Add.10138 Edward Rose papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see

Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Edward Rose: Writings and family correspondence, Add. 10138


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