Part 85 - Letter from Frances Parthenope, Lady Verney to Lord Houghton

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Letter from Frances Parthenope, Lady Verney to Lord Houghton


  • 20 Mar. 1874 (Creation)

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32 South St., Park Lane.- Condolences on the death of Lady Houghton. Wishes that [her sister] Florence could have seen more of her; knows 'how highly she valued her. (It was one of the many losses of her painful & secluded life). Some family news, including that her husband Harry is 'one of the slain [i.e. one of the Liberals to lose his seat at the General Election] - after 42 years of political life I an afraid he will feel the loss of it'. Florence and their mother are at Embley.

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      Tipped into HOUG/BM/7

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