subseries HALIFAX/A3/4 - Papers of Elizabeth Fortescue, wife of William Reginald, 11th Earl of Devon

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Papers of Elizabeth Fortescue, wife of William Reginald, 11th Earl of Devon

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  • 1830-1867 (Creation)

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Letters from her husband, 1834-1860; letter from George Brackenbury, companion of her son Edward Baldwin Courtenay on the Grand Tour, 1856; letters from various correspondents on the occasion of the death of her eldest son, William Reginald, 1832-1859; letters from various correspondents, 1827-1853; diaries, 1841-1843, 1845, 1853, 1859, 1861-1865, 1867; diaries, 1830, 1831, 1835, 1837, 1839-1841, n.d.

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For material relating to the Countess held by other repositories, see the Phillimore of Shedfield archive at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies. This includes photographs of the Countess and other letters and papers of the Fortescue family. The marriage settlement of the Earl and Countess, with related papers, 1847-1889, is deposited at Devon Archives and Local Studies Service.

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