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Victoria letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 701

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated October 7, 1855 and written at Balmoral Castle. Victoria writes about her visit with the French emperor Napoleon III. She describes the personality of the emperor and relates her impressions of her tour around Paris. Victoria also expresses her great satisfaction with the proposal of Prince Frederick William of Prussia to marry her daughter "Vicky" as well as with hearing the news of the fall of Sevastopol'.

Dates

  • 1855 October 7

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Victoria letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India.

Extent

1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

General

Holograph, signed.
Title
Register of Victoria letter
Status
Completed
Author
Leslie Evens
Date
2011 December 5
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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