Series MS 17/9/4 - Copy correspondence of James Dalyell to his father

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MS 17/9/4


Copy correspondence of James Dalyell to his father


  • c 1836-1840 (Creation)

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(1-13) Copy correspondence of James Dalyell to his father, c.1836-1840, mainly from Tarbes, Hautes Pyrenees, concerning Dalyell's hopes of return to naval employment and his continuing financial difficulties together with two letters (1840) from James Dalyell at Buckie to his father, concerning the above matters and describing his life and duties at the coast guard station. Also some correspondence (1840) between Dalyell and his father regarding a proposed meeting between the two. Includes: (9) 20 November 1824, Port Royal, Jamaica. James Dalyell to his father concerning efforts to secure Dalyell's promotion and mentioning that he has already written on the subject to Lt. Col. [Robert] Dalyell: (7) (i) 1 June 1836 (copy) James Dalyell to his father including announcement of the birth of a son.


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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MS 17/9/4

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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