file HALIFAX/A1/4/20 - Letters from Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland in her own right, 1771 and later Duchess of Sutherland

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HALIFAX/A1/4/20

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Letters from Elizabeth, Countess of Sutherland in her own right, 1771 and later Duchess of Sutherland

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  • 1834-1838 (Creation)

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Personal and Social news; including:

10 Nov 1834: Subscriptions for a statue of 2nd Earl Grey see HALIFAX/A/4/19

10 Nov 1835: Lady Durham's voyage to Canada; social news of Paris and London

11 Aug 1837: About Lady Georgiana Grey

26 Oct 1837: About the Queen and the sale of the Royal Stud and paddocks

23 Feb 1838: The writer's disgust with politics: "... One hears of nothing in the public world that does not give one a pain in one's stomach - viz. The abolition of the Peerage, Whig - Radicals - Peers wishing to be back in the H. of Commons.'


  • An agrarian Law. The Ballot - Mr O'Connell at Ld. Lichfield's Committee Rooms, & a member of the late administration gravely saying 'Oh the only way to do with O'Connell is to give him a place' ! ..."

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