Document ReferenceN Mc 1/82
TitleLetter from Helen Priestman Bright, Berne, Switzerland to Charles Benjamin, Helen Priscilla & Walter Stowe McLaren, Newington House, Edinburgh; 31 May 1857.
Date31 May 1857
Extent4 ff with envelope
Content DescriptionDescribes her holiday itinerary and experiences in Switzerland; gives details of her journey through the Alps from Italy and the landscape surrounding Geneva; recounts excursions made from Chamonix [France] and describes the appearance of Swiss farm buildings.

Postmark: 'SUISSE 3 ... 57 S......S'; 'PAID EE 4 JU 4 1857'; 'EDINBURGH Z.M JN 5 1857'; 3 other feint postmarks.

Stamps: One 40 centimes/rappen [green] and one 15 centimes/rappen [pink].

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1833Clark; Helen P. (1840-c.1900); Mrs; née Bright1840-c.1900
NA1861McLaren; Charles B.B. (1850-1934); 1st Baron Aberconway1850-1934
NA1908Rabagliati; Helen P. (1851-1934); Mrs; 'Tilla' née McLaren1851-1934
NA1956McLaren; Walter S.B. (1853-1912); Mr; Liberal M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1853-1912
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