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Eustace James Anthony Balfour letters
mssHM 35000-35064  
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Description
The collection consists mostly of letters written to Eustace Balfour and his wife, Frances, from prominent British citizens.
Background
Eustace James Anthony Balfour (1854-1912) was the son of James M. Balfour and Lady Blanche Balfour, sister of Robert Cecil, the marquess of Salisbury (1830-1903), and the brother of statesman Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930) and naturalist Francis Maitland Balfour (1851-1882). He became a painter and architect, and designed the rebuilding of the Crown Court church. Balfour's wife, Lady Frances Balfour (1858-1931), was the daughter of George Douglas Campbell, the eighth Duke of Argyll (1823-1900). Her brother, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, the ninth Duke of Argyll (1845-1914), was married to Princess Louise (1848-1939), the daughter of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). Lady Balfour was active as a churchwoman, suffragist and author.
Extent
83 items
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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