Personal correspondence of Nancy Maurice [also Nancy, Lady Spears], 1921-08 - 1970-08
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Other correspondents include: William Allen (4); Donald Harris, Vicar of St Paul’s, Knightsbridge, on Nancy's approaching marriage to ELS; 4th Lord Esher [earlier Lionel Brett]; Michael Howard, fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford; John Lowther; Sir Robert Megarry (8); Colin Thubron on his view of Syria in his book "Mirror to Damascus"; Sir Daniel Lascelles; Sir Ralph Furse; Sir Colin Coote on his memoirs (3); Patrick Blackett; Lady Violet Bonham Carter [earlier Violet Asquith and Violet, Lady Bonham Carter, later Lady Asquith of Yarnbury]; [Edward] Humphry Wakefield; Sir Edward Wakefield; Christopher Hassall on subjects including his biography of her uncle, Sir Edward Marsh (7); Peter Luke (2); Sir [Sigismund] David Waley; Sir [Benjamin] Ifor Evans; Sir Richard Powell, Director-General of the Institute of Directors on an illness suffered by ELS (1958); Sir Edward Marsh on his view of MS (c 1921).
Also includes a draft letter from Nancy to [ELS] on their personal difficulties, 1969 and a codicil to her will.
- 1921-08 - 1970-08
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