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Frederick Temple Blackwood, Marquis of Dufferin

Submitted by dmcdonne on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 4:41pm
Letters to D.R. Harris, S. Wilkinson and Lord John _____.
1858 August 26 - 1894 October 6.
3 items (2 p. on 1 leaf ; 2 p. on 1 leaf ; 2 p.on 1 leaf).

English diplomat and administrator. Governor General of Canada, 1872-1878; Viceroy of India, 1884-1888. Biographical information available in The dictionary of national biography, 1901-1911, p. 171-176, and The Canadian encyclopedia, v. 1, p. 521.
File consists of letter expressing appreciation for D.R. Harris's sketches of a visit made by Lord Dufferin by sending a copy of his book A yacht voyage; letter to Reverend S. Wilkinson enclosing a copy of Songs, poems & verses by Helen, Lady Dufferin (Lord Dufferin's mother); and letter to Lord John _____ enclosing a copy of Lord Dufferin's book Letters from high latitudes as a token of admiration and appreciation.
Holograph, signed. 

Letters tipped respectively into Special Collections copies of : 
A yacht voyage / by Lord Dufferin. - Toronto : Adam, Stevenson, 1873;
Songs, poems & verses / by Helen, Lady Dufferin. - 2nd ed. - London : John Murray, 1894; and
Letters from high latitudes ; being some account of a voyage in 1856, in the schooner yacht "Foam,"
to Iceland, Jan Mayen, & Spitzbergen / by Lord Dufferin. - London : John Murray, 1858.
Text in English.
No restrictions on access.
MsC 207(shelved at DL 9 D865 1873, PR 4629 D4 1894 and MPH 1289)

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