Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917.


Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917.

Balfour promises to put a candidate suggested by the duchess on a list of applicants for a vacant living, 1895; regrets that his busy schedule and "this confounded [Anglo-Boer] war" prevent him from visiting, 1900; regrets that a houseful of relatives prevents him from accepting an invitation and comments on the "depressing thought" of making speeches; and is delighted that she will be visiting as is George Wyndham, though he will have to leave for a cabinet meeting, 1917.

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Wyndham, George, 1863-1913

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Epithet: DD, Warden of Wadham College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000574.0x00001f English statesman and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letters signed (36) : [various places], to W.E. Henley and Mrs. Henley, 1897-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584384 ...

Sutherland, Millicent, Duchess of, 1867-1955

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Balfour, Arthur James, 1848-1930

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British Prime Minister, 1902-1905. From the description of Papers, 1882-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210580 British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916243 Correspondents include: Arthur James Balfour, Prime Minister of England; Alexander Hugh Bruce, Balfour of Burleigh, Secretary for Scotland; Sir John Edward Be...