Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Burton" to "Chamberlain".


Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Burton" to "Chamberlain".

Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Burton" to "Chamberlain".

Includes letters to Hay and to members of his family.

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