Letters : from Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Burton, to Alexander Wheelock Thayer, 1885-1895.

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Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890. Letters : from Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Burton, to Alexander Wheelock Thayer, 1885-1895.

Letters : from Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Burton, to Alexander Wheelock Thayer, 1885-1895.

Collection includes two long and friendly letters written by Burton from Algiers and Zurich the year of his death, and three inscribed calling cards. Thayer, who met the Burtons while serving as U.S. consul at Trieste (1864-1882), remained in correspondence with the widow. Her affectionate letters speak of difficulties encountered in the face of ill health in editing the memorial edition of her husband's writings.

30 items, in box.

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Thayer, Alexander Wheelock

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Music critic for the New York Tribune; United States consul at Trieste; author of a biography on Beethoven. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1878. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 84691863 From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts (Large), n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 84691922 Epithet: writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descript...

Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890

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Burton, Isabel, Lady, 1831-1896

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Wife of Sir Richard F. Burton. From the description of Banking correspondence, 1876-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122322404 From the guide to the Isabel Burton banking correspondence, 1876-1887, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Wife of Sir Richard Burton. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Miss Morse, [1872] July 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129645 ...