CollectionAdditional papers relating to George III and Queen Charlotte
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleLetter from Louisa, Countess of Altamont to Lord Altamont
Date18 August 1799
WriterAltamont, Louisa, Countess of
AddresseeAltamont, 3rd Earl of
DescriptionAccount of the funeral of her father, Richard, Earl Howe; details of her father's will; living arrangments of her mother; letters and post; the death of her father; plans for the next weeks; her sister, Lady Mary Howe; on transacting his business in Dublin; 'My Dearest Father left with his will a Letter to my Mother dated just at the beginning of the disturbances in Scotland...Evidentally alluding to me if Your Irish Property was lost'; visits from her uncle and aunt Charlotte; Charlotte's capabilities in dealing with the funeral and her mother's business; her mother's gift to Mrs Howe, Lady Pitt, Mrs J Howe, Lady Howe of 'a most beautiful Magnificient ring with my Dearest Father's Hair set round with Diamonds'; encloses a letter [missing].
Written: '3139A' in blue pencil.
Place Of WritingGrafton Street
Extent3 documents
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers; mounted
Custodial History?Purchased
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