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Japan and Australia

With Christmas menu from Menzies' Hotel, brochure from Benton & Co. Fine Art Emporium, Kioto, and photo of Japanese man in Western dress.

Cecilia, Lady Suffield (d 1911)

Mainly 1864 when at Trouville, France, and 1876 when Suffield was on Indian and Mediterranean tours with the Prince of Wales, but also 1903 and nd. Affectionate in tone but reflecting marital storms ('my evil tempers') and family matters inc. their bad financial position, news from Court, local politics inc. whether Charlie should stand for the County, frequency of divorce and general lowering of moral tone, sister-in-law's malevolence in sending anonymous telegrams. The 1903 letter marks their 49th wedding anniversary.

Newspaper cuttings

Review of 'The Diary of Peter Bussull, 1804-1814', from 'The Observer', 1931. Article concerning 'The Book of Margery Kempe', then published in a new edition, from the Lynn News and Advertiser, 1936. Article concerning the erection of the Blackfriars' cross under Greyfriars Tower, from 'The Lynn News and Advertiser', 1938. Photographs of the Hon. R.P. Errington reading the Loyal Address of the colony of Aden to the Queen during a royal visit, from the 'Lynn News and Advertiser', 1954.

Margery Kempe; c 1373-c 1438; autobiographer, visionary, pilgrim; King's Lynn, Norfolk

Bundle of miscellaneous papers

(a) Letter: Captain Robert Falcon Scott to Mrs Colman, dealing with 'The Discovery' being still ice-bound and its possible abandonment. Wildlife in the Antarctic is also mentioned. The Discovery, 30 January 1904.
(b-c) Act for granting a duty upon Servants, form to be completed showing numbers of servants, houses and carriages owned by any person, 1790-1791 (2 copies).
(d) East Kirkby (Notts). Religious meditation, 10 August 1791 (1 sheet).
(e) Lowestoft, Provident and District Society, Visitor's Monthly Report. District No. 6. Visitor: Miss Worthington. 1855 (1 sheet).
(f) Notice saying that the agents for the Shipwrecked Fishermen and Mariners' Benevolent Society in Lowestoft are soon to call on the inhabitants for aid for the society, 28 Aug 1848 (1 sheet).
(g) Letter. Mrs Fanny Bentiles to N. Cole, esq., Lowestoft, 24 Oct 1855, explains the significance of a claim she has sent him and speaks of the difficulties of living in India. From Kunem Kulum, Penang, India. (1 sheet).

Some MS, some printed.

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