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Milnes, Annabella Hungerford (1814–1874), née Crewe, wife of 1st Baron Houghton
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Letter from Emma 'Nina' Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Countess of Minto, to Lord Houghton

On headed notepaper with monogram and coronet. - Her son Hugh tells her that Houghton sent her a letter or similar in February to which he has not received a reply; she assures him that she never received it. Wished very much to write to him at the time of his wife's death. Discussion of her publication of the letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, 1st Earl of Minto.

Letter from Isabel Burton to Lord Houghton

Trieste. - Condolences on the death of Lady Houghton; they were both very shocked to read the news in the paper. Richard 'has no courage to write' so she has undertaken to do so. Looks back over their long friendship: the help offered to them by the Houghtons when they were 'in trouble', especially to Isobel herself early in their marriage when Richard was in Africa and she was 'lonely and miserable'.

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