Document ReferenceN Mc 1/49/1-2
TitleLetter from R[ichard] Cobden, Midhurst to The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Duncan McLaren; 24 Decamber 1851.
Date24 December 1851
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEndorsed: 'an interesting letter from Wm. Ed. Forster sent to McLaren by Richard Cobden about Greek chair'.

Encloses a letter [N Mc 1/49/3-4] from William Edward Forster, Bradford, Yorks; notes he was the author whose pamphlet refuted McCauley's attack on William Penn; draws his [McLaren's] attention to a reference to Dr [Thomas] Arnold's opinion of Mr B. Price; also notes that [William Edward] Forster married Dr. Arnold's daughter.

Postmarks: 'MIDHURST] DE 25 1851A'; '[05]DE26 1851'; 'DEC G 27 M 1851'.

Stamp: 1d [red/blue]

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1897Forster; William E. (1818-1886); Mr; Liberal M.P.1818-1886
NA1898McCauley; - (fl 1851); Mrfl 1851
NA1830Penn; William (1644-1718); Mr; colonist1644-1718
NA1899Arnold; Thomas (1795-1842); Dr; headmaster of Rugby school 1828-42; author1795-1842
NA1893Price; Bonamy (1807-1888); Professor; economist1807-1888
NA1900Cobden; Richard (1804-1865); Mr; statesman1804-1865
NA924McLaren; Duncan (1800-1886); politician1800-1886
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