Document ReferencePw M 346
TitleLetter from Prudence Penelope Cavendish Bentinck, Paris, to Rawdon Brown; 1 Oct. 1860
Date1 October 1860
Extent2 ff (plus envelope)
Content DescriptionExpresses regret at leaving his company and thanks him for his hospitality in Venice. Describes their journey back home, including seeing the victory flags flying at Bergamo [the town defeated the Austrians to become part of Italy in 1860]. Urges him to read G. James's letter in Galignani's Literary Gazette about Garibaldi's troops. Reports that Prince Albert has lost his Mama so everyone is feeling very low at Court. News about Lady Frederick Bentinck's health.

Pw M 346/2 is an envelope addressed to Rawdon Brown esqr, Casa della Vida, San Marcuola, Venice. Postmarked 1 Oct. '60. Envelope contains a postscript concerning a book and some china.
Termwars, Second Italian War of Independence
armies, Italian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6278Garibaldi; Giuseppe (1807-1882); General1807-1882
NA1108Bentinck; Prudence Penelope Cavendish- (-1896); Mrs; née Leslie; daughter of Charles Powell Leslie; married George A.F. Cavendish-Bentinck in 1851-1896
NA650Brown; Rawdon Lubbock (1803-1883); historian; editor of Calendars of Venetian State Papers1803-1883
NA37417Bentinck; Mary (-1862); Lady; Lady Frederick Bentinck; née Lowther dau. of 1st Earl of Lonsdale; wife of Lord W.F.C. Bentinck-1862
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