Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS62/66
TitleLetter from Lady Elgin
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written from 29 Rue de Varennes [Paris] to Harriet Thiebault at Place d'Armes, Versailles; dated 18 April and postmarked 1837 and signed E. Elgin.

She apologises for not answering Harriet's last letter and asks about her plans for the summer. She goes on to discuss the health of her eldest daughter, of Lord Elgin, and of her second daughter Augusta. She also discusses mutual friends Mr Grant, and the Actons and asks about Harriet's activities at Versailles and mentions the imminent arrival of her son James.
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