MS-081: Leahy Family Correspondence; 1894-1901, Gibraltar
Processed by Amy
Provenance: Purchased from Julian Browning Rare Books and Manuscripts, London
Captain H.G. Leahy served in the British Army in Gibraltar. No other information is known about him in regards to this collection.
Scope and Content:
A family correspondence illustrating service life and current events...comprising:
Captain H.G. Leahy:  letters written to his wife, 1900-1901, from Gibraltar, containing a lively, and at time critical, account of service life, including the commemoration of the death of Queen Victoria, accession of Edward VII and the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York en route to Australia.
Alice Leahy:  letters to her mother and one to her aunt, from Gibraltar and London, 1899-1900 and approximately  letters to her husband, Captain Leahy, 1894-1899, [20 signed as Alice M. Pelly]
141 letters in total
Processor's Note: Many of the dates were determined by the previous owner and have been maintained in this collection.
SERIES I - 1894; 1 folder
SERIES II - 1895; 1 folder
SERIES III - 1897; 1 folder
SERIES IV - 1898; 1 folder
SERIES V - 1899; 5 folders
SERIES VI - 1900; 5 folders
SERIES VII - 1901; 3 folders
SERIES VIII - Date undetermined; 2 folders
SERIES IX - Miscellaneous; 1 folderDownload Finding Aid - Adobe PDF (22 KB)