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A letter from Benjamin Robert Haydon

"Nothing could exceed the noble conclusion of Lord Grey's speech last night. It was sublime & irrefutable. I shall now paint him as I ought to do - for I never saw him to such advantage."

Letters from Maria, Lady Callcott

About Augustus Callcott's portrait of Lord Durham later 1st Earl of Durham, exhibited at the Royal Academy 1832; and news of contemporary writers and painters.

Letters from Matthew Gregory Lewis

Including, 29 Oct 1810: About the campaign in Portugal; Social news: The forthcoming marriage of the Duke of Argyll and Lady Paget; Lady Caroline Lamb and Countess Grey.

Letters from Thomas Creevey

Social and Political news; including:29 Sep 1834: Retirement of 2nd Earl Grey; Brougham in the character of Achitophel21 Dec 1834: Lord Howick's election in Northumberland14 Nov 1835: Irish affairs8 Sep 1837: Queen Victoria and her life at Wi...

Letters from her Brother, John, 1st Viscount Ponsonby

Family news; descriptions of places abroad; observations on life; including:9 Nov 1816: Engagement of Louisa Grey and John George Lambton;8 Mar 1821: From Genoa: Politics; Austria and Naples; the charms of youth;c Apr 1821: From the Ionean Islands...

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