Document ReferenceN Mc 1/88
TitleLetter from [Duncan] McLaren, Crystal Palace, to his wife Priscilla [McLaren (née Bright)]; 4 October [1858].
Date4 October 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionNotes that he has only come to see the plants and 'anything new'; wishes her to tell Walter [Stowe McLaren] that he has seen beautiful red and green birds and a reconstructed tree 31 feet across and 360 feet high.

Notes that John [Bright] got him into the Speakers' Gallery last night, where he though [Benjamin] Disraeli's speech was poor; mentions that Samuel Lucas took him to see the new 'Star' offices.
Termfamily & political

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1956McLaren; Walter S.B. (1853-1912); Mr; Liberal M.P. and women's suffrage campaigner1853-1912
NA1774Lucas; Samuel (fl 1839-1881)fl 1839-1881
NA1775Bright; John (1811-1889); Mr; statesman1811-1899
NA314Disraeli; Benjamin (1804-1881); 1st Earl of Beaconsfield; statesman; created Earl of Beaconsfield 18761804-1881
NA924McLaren; Duncan (1800-1886); politician1800-1886
NA920McLaren; Priscilla (1815-1906); née Bright social reformer1815-1906
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