Subseries LAY/1/1 - Layard Family Correspondence

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Layard Family Correspondence


  • 10 Jan 1869 - 23 Dec 1889 (Creation)

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2 boxes; 187 items paper.

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Consists of 2 boxes of letters from Enid Layard to her sister Charlotte Maria Guest [wife of Richard Du Cane] and a file containing a smaller number of letters from Sir Austen Henry Layard to same. Regular topics include Layard's work as a diplomat in Madrid [1869-1877] and Constantinople, the Third Carlist War [1872-76], the Russo-Turkish War [1877-78], and news from the Guest family.

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