Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS25
TitleJournal of Blanch Simmons
Extent1 volume
DescriptionJournal as companion to her father, Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons (1821-1903) on a mission to Rome.
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Administrative HistoryBlanch Simmons was the daughter of Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons (1821-1903) and his wife, Blanch, nee Weston (d 1898).

On 29 October, Sir John Simmons was appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Pope Leo XIII on a special mission with reference to questions of jurisdiction under the royal proclamation providing for the existing establishment of religion in Malta. His daughter, Blanch, accompanied and remained with him throughout his mission.
AcquisitionPurchased Feb 1997