- 1845–1850 (Creation)
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These papers were found among the papers of Henry Montagu Butler, and may have been given to Trinity College while he was Master.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of J. R. M. Butler, 1970.
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58 letters addressed to "My dear sister".
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A list of the chronological order of Whewell's letters to his family in Add.MS.c.190-193, and Add.MS.a.273 has been scanned and attached to this record.
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Item 35, dated 9 Mar. 1848 has a section cut out of the end of the letter, taking text.