Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HM/71
TitleLetter from [Lady] Diana Belcher with a copy of a letter from Francis Heywood
Extent2 items
Date12 March 1869
DescriptionLetter from [Lady] Diana Belcher to Harriet Martineau, 12 March 1869, with a copy of a letter from Francis Heywood, widow of Captain Peter Heywood, to the Daily News, dated February 1858. Francis Heywood requests the truth be printed about Captain Heywood, and concerns the events surrounding Sir Francis Beaufort and the office of hydrographer mentioned incorrectly in Sir John Barrow's autobiography.

A copy of Harriet Martineau's reply to Lady Belcher is at reference HM/72.
Access StatusOpen


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