Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 232
Scope and Contents
Eight exercise books containing copies of letters, which were written by Stanley during a tour of Civil War America in 1864, undertaken in the period between his leaving Oxford and being called to the Bar. Most are addressed to his mother and sister, but were intended to be circulated and read together, providing a single picture. Stanley was very interested in examining the causes and course of the conflict from both the Union and Confederate perspectives, and secured introductions to...
1864-03-12 - 1864-09-23
Conditions Governing Access:
For conservation reasons, this collection may only be consulted on microfilm reel MC88.