Skip to main content

Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands: Letters to Lady Malet 1842-1877 (transcripts)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8248

Scope and Contents

Letters from Sophie, Queen of the Netherlands, to Lady Malet, transcribed from the originals at Duke University Library by S.W. Jackman, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The letters cover all aspects of the correspondents' lives, including their family, friends and acquaintances, personal matters, politics, and the books they read. Sophie often refers to her health, which was poor.


  • Creation: 1842-1877 (Transcriptions made circa 1979)


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 collection (1 box)

Language of Materials



Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom