Papers, 1821-1908.


Papers, 1821-1908.

Chiefly letters addressed to Mary Ann Dora (Spalding) Malet, her husband, Sir Alexander Malet, and their son, Sir Edwin Baldwin Malet, British diplomats. Includes ca. 900 letters (1842-1877) from Queen Sophia of the Netherlands to Lady Malet relating to political and diplomatic matters with references to Emperor Napoleon III, Empress Eugénie, and Prince Napoleon, of France; King William II, King William III, and Queen Anna, of the Netherlands; King William I and Queen Olga of Württemberg; Francis Napier, Baron Napier; Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of Derby; George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of Clarendon; Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, Earl Cowley; and to other members of the royal families of England, France, the Netherlands, Württemberg, and elsewhere; 47 letters (1850-1867) from Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of Derby about British politics; 80 letters (1855-1856) from Sir Henry Charles Eden Malet, while an officer with the Grenadier Guards at the Siege of Sevastopol in the Crimea; and 12 letters (1835-1839) from Frances Eden, sister of the Governor General of India, describing her life there.

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Malet, Alexander, 1800-1886 (person)

Epithet: Rector of Coombe Florey, county Somerset British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001032.0x0002b9 ...

Great Britain. Army. Grenadier Guards (corporateBody)

Malet family. (family)

Eden, Frances, 1801-1849 (person)

Malet, Mary Ann Dora Spalding, Lady, d. 1891. (person)

Malet, Henry Charles Eden, Sir. (person)

Malet, Edwin, Sir, 1837-1908. (person)

Derby, Edward Henry Stanley, Earl of, 1826-1893 (person)

English statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W. Collins, [no year] Mar. 13, 15, or 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522511 British statesman. From the description of Papers, 1866. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371575 ...