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Featuring leaflets, press cuttings, correspondence, broadsides and other documents, relating to matters including family history, local affairs, the Temperance Movement, the Anti-tobacco society, the decoration of Wallington, the Northumberland Rifle Association, Nettlecombe School, and the Northumberland Central Railway. Includes reference to M Barry, Miles Joseph Berkeley, George Butler, George Combe, Robert B Hayward, Anthony Hedley, George Oliver, Charles Rowcliffe, William Bell Scott and Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan.

Letters from William Gregory to Walter

Subjects include phrenology, mesmerism and clairvoyance, alcohol synthesis and temperance, election to Chair of Chemistry at Edinburgh. Also includes one letter from Donald Gregory congratulating Walter on his marriage to Lady Pauline and discussing the Iona Club. One item is incomplete.

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

Letters relating to India

Includes letters relating to gaining employment in service in India and intended movements of troops in India in 1857. Many letters are missing details of recipient and author and none appear to be to or from Charles.
Correspondents include William Monsell 1st Baron Emly, Ross Donelly Mangles and Sir Charles Wood.

Letters from Charles to Harriet Trevelyan nee Neave

References his father's death, his family's future prospects with reference to leaving Nettlecombe, Charles and Harriet's property and wills, Charles' work and motivations, life in India, reference to Sir Colebrooke and Thomson Hankey, and announcing his appointment as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury. Also includes a torn fragment of a letter from Charles' wife Hannah.

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