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Correspondence regarding the Colebrooke affair

Copies of official correspondence.
Includes an account of Sir Edward Colebrooke's remittances to Calcutta and a copy of the resolution signed by George Swinton, General Secretary to the British Government. The last page is badly damaged and missing some content.
Includes correspondence with W Ewer and J MacSween.

Letters from Sir Everard Home (1756-1832), surgeon

Four letters from Home. Letter written at Lancing, Shoreham on 18 Jan 1849. Written in the third person Home accepts an invitation to attend the delivery of the Hunterian Oration in the Royal College of Surgeons by Mr Hawkins. Letter written at Sackville Street, undated, to Mr Clift. Home requests use of the blunderbuss for Mr Marsh. Letter has annotations detailing the cost of the blunderbuss. Letter written at Sackville Street dated 2 Feb 1813 to Mr Clift. Home gives medical advice to Clift and suggests he drinks ale. Letter written at Sackville Street dated 24 Jan 1820 to Mr William Clift. Covering letter accompanying a report for reformatting. The letters are accompanied by a paper folder with manuscript biographical notes on Home. The recipient of three of the letters, William Clift, is likely to be William Clift (1775-1849), museum curator and scientific illustrator.

Correspondence regarding the Colebrooke affair

Relates to Charles' accusing Sir Edward Colebrooke of corruption.
Includes letters between Charles and Colebrooke, and Charles and Lord William Cavendish Bentinck. Includes arrangements for Charles' investigation of banks' account books, a letter from Charles to his mother describing the affair, and correspondence with Bentinck requesting a full defense of his involvement be published and his future career.
Correspondents also include W Ewer, W H Macnaughten, J C MacSween, L Malony, T J Metcalfe, H Shakespear and Lady Hannah Trevelyan

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