Document ReferenceN Mc 1/52
TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren (née Bright) to her sister 'Maggie' [Margaret Lucas (née Bright)]; 17 January 1852.
Date17 January 1852
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionEndorsed: 'What an escape I had from a German name!'

Expresses thanks for the bundle of clothes - Moravian frocks, Irish shawls, white furs, fans, dresses; refers sadly to Elizabeth [Bright], Esther [Vaughan], her father [Jacob Bright] and 'Green Bank'; describes how Charles [Benjamin McLaren] has been behaving badly; notes that baby [Helen Priscilla McLaren] has been vaccinated again, and speculates on possible Christian names to call her; busy arranging and giving dinner parties; refers to the loss of the 'Amazon'.
Termfamily & domestic & social

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1776Bright; Elizabeth (-1841); Mrs; née Priestman first wife of John Bright-1841
NA1753Vaughan; Esther (1820-1850); Mrs; née Bright1820-1850
NA1746Bright; Jacob (1775-1851); Mr1775-1851
NA1861McLaren; Charles B.B. (1850-1934); 1st Baron Aberconway1850-1934
NA1908Rabagliati; Helen P. (1851-1934); Mrs; 'Tilla' née McLaren1851-1934
NA1920Smith; J.B. (fl 1852); Missfl 1852
NA1862McLaren; Duncan (1840-); Mr; jun. son of Duncan McLaren M.P.1840-
NA1774Lucas; Samuel (fl 1839-1881)fl 1839-1881
NA1835Vaughan; James (fl 1849-1877); -fl 1849-1877
NA1925Wheeler; M. (fl 1841); Mrsfl 1841
NA1855Bright; Thomas (1814-c.1888); Mr; J.P. brother of John1814-c.1888
NA1926Rawson; - (fl 1852)fl 1852
NA1812Thomasson; Catharine (fl 1841-1887); Mrs; 'Kate' née Lucasfl 1841-1887
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA1748Lucas; Margaret (fl 1829-1887); Mrs; 'Maggie' née Brightfl 1829-1887
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