Document ReferenceGa 2 E 1458
TitleLetter from Charles Keating Tuckerman, Florence, Italy to George Edmund Milnes Monckton-Arundell, 7th Viscount Galway; 11 Oct. 1891
Date11 October 1891
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionSends condolences from himself and his wife on the death of his mother Lady Galway [Henrietta Monckton-Arundell, dowager Viscountess Galway]. Apologises for not writing sooner but they were absent from home at the time, and his wife was suffering from gout. Discusses their interactions with Lady Galway shortly before her death, including her accident at the German railway station, and a notice he wrote about her brother Lord Houghton's memoirs. Remembers her sincerity and kindness.

Postscript states that he has been looking through old copies of the London Post to find an obituary or notice about Lady Galway's death, but has been unable to find one.

Ga 2 E 1458/2 is an envelope addressed to Lord Galway, Serlby Hall, Nottinghamshire. Postmarked Firenze [date unreadable].
Termbereavement, condolences

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10183Arundell; Henrietta E. Monckton- (1814-1891); Viscountess Galway; née Milnes; m 6th Viscount Galway 18381814-1891
DS/UK/82161Tuckerman; Charles Keating (1827-1896); American diplomat and writer1827-1896
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