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Henry Stanyford Blanckley Letters to Maria Tonna and Mary Louisa, 1813 September 7-1816 April 23
Collection Description & Creator Information
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Consists of five letters, mainly written from Bath, to his daughter Maria Tonna and granddaughter, Mary Louisa, at Birkett Street, Soho, Liverpool. While the letters are primarily from Henry Stanyford Blanckley, Sr., several of the letters also contain additions by Blanckley's son Henry, Jr., and daughter-in-law Elizabeth Diana. The letters describe Blanckley's military service, a reception by the Prince Regent at Brighton, embarkation for America with his wife, his unhappiness at being recalled by Wellington, life in Bath, and his state of health.
Materials are grouped by family member.
Nothing was separated from the collection during 2016 processing.
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This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding in November 2016. Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding in November 2016.
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Open for research.
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Henry Stanyford Blanckley Letters to Maria Tonna and Mary Louisa; Blanckley Family Papers, C1542, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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- Firestone Library (mss): Box B-000820