Some of the 19th century letters and papers are in a very fragile condition
Access: An application form must be completed before access to the records is allowed. This includes an undertaking relating to their use in publications, etc. Some of the 19th century letters and papers are in a very fragile condition and are not available for issue.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited 1951-1954, with some later additions
Related printed sources:
'The Letters of Lady Louisa Stuart 1778-1834' selected by R Brimley Johnson (1926)
(i.e. Lady Louisa Stuart, grand-daughter of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, 1757-1851)
Wortley, Tankersley, West Riding of Yorkshire
Unpublished finding aids:
The Belmont (Perthshire) estate records were listed in an HMC report in 1874. (Fourth Report, xxiii, 518 ). They were sold at Sotheby's in 1920.
The Dundee (Angus) estate records were listed in an HMC Report in 1876. (Fifth report, xx, 621, 622 ). They were sold at Sotheby's in 1920.
The Wortley estate records were listed in an HMC report in 1872. (Third Report, xvi, 224-226 ).