Foster, Elizabeth

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Epithet: Mrs; of Sheffield

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Epithet: afterwards Cavendish; wife of J T Foster (d. 1796); afterwards 2nd wife of William, 5th Duke of Devonshire

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referencedIn LAMB PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 178). (1) Letters to Lady Melbourne from:-(a) Georgiana Cavendish, 1st wife of William, 5th Duke of Devonshire; aft. 1785-circ. 1805. ff. 1-35;-(b) Henrietta Frances Ponsonby, wife of Frederick, 3rd Earl of Bessborough, si..., 1785-1857 British Library
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk) Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. XXV (ff. 260). 8 Jan. 1817-1819.includes:ff. 2, 102, 118, 165, 166, 260 Lavall Nugent, Count Nugent; Austrian Field-Marshal 1849: Letters to Sir W. A'Court: 1817-1821.f. 3 Ferdinand IV of Naples and Sicily; afterwards Ferdinand I of the Two ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCII (ff. 441). 1-20 Jan. 1846.includes:ff. 1-3 Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister: Memoranda rel. to his papers: 1845-1847.: Chiefly hologr.ff. 1-7, 67-76 b, 85-90 b, 241-243, 430 Corn: Papers rel. to amendments and repeal of th... British Library
referencedIn LAMB (MELBOURNE) PAPERS. Vol. XII. Correspondence and papers of the family of Lamb, Viscounts Melbourne; circ. 1780-1840. Supplementary to Add. MSS. 45546-45556, described pp. 200-202 above. (1) Letters to Elizabeth Lamb, wife of Peniston, 1st Viscou..., approximately 1780-1840 British Library
referencedIn TRANSCRIPT of'A Journal of Events of my own Times' kept by Lady Elizabeth Foster, wife of John Thomas Foster, M.P.; 5 Nov. 1788-10 Jan. 1789, 17 [July]-6 Sept. [1789]. The diarist (d. 1824) was the daughter of Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of B..., approximately 1822 British Library
referencedIn Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 1793 - 1999. Record Of Applications Under The Act Of 1896. 1896 - 1897. 1896 Citizenship Application for Elizabeth Foster National Archives at Fort Worth
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correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
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Limerick, Ireland
Scotland, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland
Fermoy, Cork
Spa, Belgium
Canada, North America
London, England


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