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George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782

Scope and Contents

59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.


  • Creation: 1847-1902 (Circa)


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Clive Farahar And Sophie Dupre, Colne on 30th October 1988

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