James Porter: Correspondence
Scope and Contents
Most of the letters are replies to appeals by Porter for contributions to a memorial to Henry Fawcett and the cost of portraits of the seventh Duke of Devonshire, J.B. Lightfoot and B.F. Westcott; or replies to his invitations to a dinner in honour of recipients of honorary degrees (1883), and the celebration of the six hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Peterhouse (1884); or concern an address of support from members of Senate to the Liberal Unionist leadership (1887).
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
These letters were presented to Cambridge University Library in 1986 by Miss Margaret Tait, granddaughter of James Porter's brother-in-law, Professor P.G. Tait.
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