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Letter written from Brighton

About her children: asking Lord Grey's advice whether her son Francis 9th Baron Napier should go to a university; failure of her younger son William to pass into Woolwich; news from Brighton.

Letter written from Buenos Aires

The virtue of prudence; description of Buenos Aires; comparison of life in the western hemisphere with that in Italy; account of the exploits of William Brown, Admiral in the Argentine navy; Simon Bolivar; politics in South America.

Letter written from Combe Florey

The engagement of his daughter, Saba, to Dr Henry Holland; wanting to adopt Lady Georgiana in her place; an advertisement to this effect; the character of Lord Howick; Horace Walpole's Letters to Sir Horace Mann published 1833.

Letter written from Edinburgh

About her children; about Lady Mary Wood: "I am quite pleased to hear that Lady Mary has such a fine little family now -she was so unfortunate at first and so long delicate".

Letter written from Hickleton

Account of theatricals at Wentworth; family news; social gossip from Wentworth; reading Henry James's Portrait of a Lady.

Letter written from Howick

Storm damage at Howick and in Northumberland; Politics: 'The news at Alnwick Castle is that there has been a reconciliation between Brougham and Lambton; brought about by Lord Wellesley. I think this is as nearly impossible as any political c...

Letter written from Howick

The affliction of Lady Caroline Barrington on the death of her husband, George Barrington (d. 2 June 1835); improvements to house and garden at Howick.

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