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Florence Baird Smith manuscript material

Title
Florence Baird Smith manuscript material, 1889-1890
Author
Smith, Florence Baird, 1827-1903.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Additional Authors
Lushington, Edmund Law
Description
5 items
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Florence Elizabeth Baird Smith, née De Quincey, a daughter of the English writer Thomas De Quincey. She was the widow of Richard Baird Smith, engineer with the East India Company.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
954609871
Author
Smith, Florence Baird, 1827-1903.
Title
Florence Baird Smith manuscript material, 1889-1890
Summary
· To Edmund Law Lushington, classical scholar : 5 letters : -- 1 autograph letter signed : 16 Nov 1889 : (MISC 4325) : 14 pages (3 double sheets, 1 single sheet) + envelope : from 58 Eversfield Place, St. Leonards-on-sea : I am ashamed of being so long in answering your last kind note but as you see I am a wanderer . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 23 Dec 1889 : (MISC 4326) : 8 pages (2 double sheets) + envelope : from 81, Lexham Gardens, Kensington. W. (printed stationery) : begins, "Many and varied demands upon me have interfered each day with my writing since I received your delightful gift . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : [29 Dec 1889] : (MISC 4327) : 4 pages (double sheet) + envelope : from 81, Lexham Gardens, Kensington. W. (printed stationery) : begins, "I hasten to correct a wrong impression I think I must have given of my usefulness to Colonel [?Gull] . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 4 Jan 1890 : (MISC 4328) : 4 pages (double sheet) + envelope : from 81, Lexham Gardens, Kensington. W. (printed stationery) : begins, "I am so glad I did not give you any undue idea of my [?--tical] importance to our dear friend . . . ." -- 1 autograph letter signed : 7 Mar 1890 : (MISC 4329) : 8 pages (2 double sheets) + envelope : from 81, Lexham Gardens, Kensington. W. (printed stationery) : begins, "I have been somewhat burdened during the last three weeks with a sore throat and cold . . . ."
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Florence Elizabeth Baird Smith, née De Quincey, a daughter of the English writer Thomas De Quincey. She was the widow of Richard Baird Smith, engineer with the East India Company.
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Added Author
Lushington, Edmund Law, addressee.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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