subseries HALIFAX/A3/8 - Papers of Edward Baldwin Courtenay, 12th Earl of Devon

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Papers of Edward Baldwin Courtenay, 12th Earl of Devon


  • 1846-1890 (Creation)

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Appointment as cornet in the First Devon Regiment of Yeoman Cavalry, 1855; letter from his sister Agnes, Lady Halifax, 1890; diary of foreign tours, 1869-1878; letters to and from his parents, 1846-1865; letters to his sister Lady Agnes Courtenay, 1858-1867; letters to 'Leek' and his mother and from Charles Lindley Wood, 1854-1869.


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Prints and drawings belonging to the 12th Earl are deposited at Devon Archives and Local Studies Service. A photograph album compiled by Elizabeth Frances Fortescue showing the Earl and Countess of Devon, c.1860-1870, and a letter from the Earl to his cousin Harriet E. Phillimore, née Fortescue, 1867, are deposited at Hampshire Archives and Local Studies as part of the Phillimore of Shedfield archive.

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