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8 edition of The letter-bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope found in the catalog.

The letter-bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope

comp. from the Cannon hall papers, 1806-1873

by Stirling, A. M. W.

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Published by John Lane, John Lane company; [etc., etc.] in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Spencer-Stanhope, Elizabeth Wilhelmina Coke, -- Lady, -- 1795-1873,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. M. W. Stirling ...
    LC ClassificationsDA536.S8 S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22915757M
    LC Control Number13016134

    He told us two stories which pleased me so much that I will endeavour to relate them—both facts. By the way when I speak of Whigs, you have alarmed me very much about poor Knox. Intellectual from his earliest childhood, in later life he was a profound classical scholar. Georgiana is very pleased and looks well.

    Lady Hunloke and various other people are inquiring for houses here. At the general election in Novemberhe was elected for Northamptonshireand he continued to sit for the county until he succeeded to the peerage. Your old Square Flame, Miss Calcraft [7] is in a few months to come out a raging belle. He was, however, taken prisoner on making an attack with a small mixed force on Malaga, and was not released until Henceforth agriculture, not politics, was his principal interest. Everybody sat at supper, several rooms were open—round tables in all.

    The Heroes of the War receiving the encomiums of the peaceful Sons of Science! Fuller of men I never saw it; the boxes thin. He was married to the eldest daughter of Lord Lucan. Nine of the Conspirators were taken, and Thistlewood, for whom a reward of a Thousand Pounds was offered, was taken during the course of the day in his bed. They refused him admittance at the Hotel de Londres, saying they had English families there, among others "the great Mrs Beaumont.

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She sang delightfully. One night we were a good deal entertained by having his R. By her he had fifteen children, but his eldest son and first-born child, owing to an accident at birth, was rendered non compos, and his second son, John, was therefore in the position of his heir.

In short, that he has changed all his plans and did not venture to stir one step. He appointed Fouche, whom he had offended and disgraced, and Carnot, the most unbending republican in France, to be Ministers instead of resuming the Empire just as he had left it. By the way when I speak of Whigs, you have alarmed me very much about poor Knox.

There is a little tale of Miss Edgeworth's which is much admired, "The Modern Griselda," which you must read. Papa is grunting, groaning and snoring in the library—the result of twenty brace of moor-grouse.

I must recount an anecdote of the Prince whose peculiar grace and elegance of manner shone in its best lustre during the whole visit. The Same. Their daughter Emily Frances Smith was born on the 3 March She would then walk up Bond Street at the hour at which the fashionable young men of the day were likely to be abroad, and would dart from one side of the road to the other as she spied a suitable object for her purpose.

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Last night this place was thrown into surprise and confusion by the arrival of one or two Transports with part of the 52nd, and of two or three other Regiments. Anne and the gay Cupid [Philip Stanhope] are enjoying all the agonies of a game of chess.

The Italian wars are tiresome and to me always most uninteresting. One visit was to a salt mine in Cheshire. I was particularly pleased with a passage I met with the other day in which Bishop Newton on the Prophecies, speaking of Lord Bolingbrook, who, you know, was an unbeliever and from his talents and eloquence had too much weight at the time, says, "Raleigh and Clarendon believed, Lock and Newton believed, where then is the discredit to Revelation if Lord Bolingbrook was an Infidel.

I have not seen her, nor am I anxious to cultivate the English here. Although Mrs Stanhope and many others then living could remember her as a village girl riding to Penistone every market day to sell butter and eggs, Mrs Beaumont successfully ignored any such unpleasant reminiscences on the part of those acquainted with her early life, and continued to dominate a situation to which, thus heavily handicapped, she might well have succumbed.

The letter-bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope book behalf of Lord Alvanley, however, it may be added that about this date another story got abroad respecting him which redounds more to his credit.

Except the floods, that is the only subject of conversation. We were at the Opera on Saturday. He provided his clients with the most perfect cuisine and every possible luxury, while, on Sunday, those who had been most regular in their attendance, were rewarded by an invitation to his Villa near Paris, where ladies from the opera were welcomed to meet them, and the society was of the most doubtful description.

I went out sky-larking with Elcho yesterday who asked much after you. His body is buried in peace, but his name liveth evermore. She has now announced her decision to the fashionable world.

What changes have taken place within the last three months! The dress of these exquisites was ruled by a punctilious etiquette, and their knee-breeches, lace ruffles, diamond buckles, and chapeaux bras were subject to the strictest regulations and to every fluctuation of the prevailing mode. You could not have taken me otherwise!

The tale of their brief lives has no part in the following correspondence, and might be dismissed without comment, save that the mention of them serves to bring yet nearer to us that mother whose powerful brain, warm heart and tireless pen bound to her the affections of her children with a devotion seldom surpassed.The marriage proved happy enough but, at the age of 28, Georgina became gravely ill.

The following account is from The Letter Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope – ” Lady Worcester was not expected to live thro’ last night. A.M.W. Stirling (26 AugustLondon – 11 August ) was the author of several books dealing mostly with the lives and reminiscences of the British landed gentry of Yorkshire.

She was also the founder of the De Morgan Centre for the Study of 19th Century Art and name at birth was Anna Marie Diana Wilhelmina Pickering, the daughter of Anna Marie Wilhelmina Spencer-Stanhope.

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May 11,  · According to Lady Elizabeth Stanhope in her book The Letter Bag of Lady Elizabeth Stanhope: “By and by, owing to the influence of John Stanhope and his brother Charles, who were greatly struck by his talent, Atkinson went first to Manchester and thence to London, where he set up as an architect and where his advance to fame was rapid.”.

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