Document ReferenceN Mc 1/69
TitleLetter from Priscilla McLaren (née Bright), Newington House to 'Aunt' [Margaret Wood]; 3 August 1854.
Date3 August 1854
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to her efforts to enable the poor of Edinburgh to emigrate and alludes to the social degradation of women in particular; notes meetings against capital punishment and the Maine Law ([John Bartholomew] Gough's work); hopes 'little' Julian [Charles Bright] is stronger; expresses concern over half-orphaned children; regrets taking so long to fulfil her Aunt's commission to help the [Kerrydant] and Skye sufferers.
Termfamily & social

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1982Gough; John Bartholomew (fl 1854); -fl 1854
NA1983Bright; Julian C. (fl 1854); Master; died youngfl 1854
NA1747Bright; Jacob (1821-1899); Mr; M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1821-1899
NA1872Bright; Mary (fl 1851-1873); Mrs; née Metcalffl 1851-1873
NA1759Bright; Samuel (1826-1873); Mr1826-1873
NA1863Bright; M. Elizabeth (1822-1877); Mrs; née Leatham 2nd wife of John Bright1822-1877
NA1984Chisholm; - (fl 1854); Mrsfl 1854
NA1861McLaren; Charles B.B. (1850-1934); 1st Baron Aberconway1850-1934
NA1963Crosland; Jane (fl 1853-1860); -fl 1853-1860
NA1985Blakey; Esther (fl 1854-1876); -fl 1854-1876
NA1801King; James (fl 1840-1854)fl 1840-1854
NA1986King; Rachel (fl 1854); -fl 1854
NA1755Midgley; Suzanne (fl 1829-1854)fl 1829-1854
NA1987Littlewood; Anne (fl 1849-1886); -fl 1849-1886
NA1972Wheeler; M. (fl 1853-1855); Mrsfl 1853-1855
NA1836Doull; David (fl 1849-1886); -fl 1849-1886
NA1844Doull; Mary (fl 1850-1886); -fl 1850-1886
NA1988Wigham; - (fl 1854-1856); Mrfl 1854-1856
NA1924Wigham; - (fl 1852-1856); Mrsfl 1852-1856
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
NA1949Wood; Margaret (fl 1852-1854)fl 1852-1854
PL1412/Skye/Western Isles/Scotland
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