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Papers of the Morier Family - Class F: Letters written to DRM

Class F, Box 1

1. 1833-73 21 letters to DRM from Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Bt, 1833-55.

  • Morier Family F1.1.1. ALS, 02 March 1833
  • Morier Family F1.1.2. ALS, 26 June 1834
  • Morier Family F1.1.3. ALS, 28 March 1835. Lord John Russell's plan for moral and religious education; Church and State; the work of Keble and Newman; the views of Knox; likelihood of present Ministry falling.
  • Morier Family F1.1.4.ALS, ?23 July 1835. Views on personal responsibility, Evangelists, the progress of Keble, Newman and Pusey; progress of Corporation Bill.
  • Morier Family F1.1.5. ALS, 10 October no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.6. ALS, [1837] Views on Peel; rise of Newman etc.
  • Morier Family F1.1.7. ALS, ?10 November 1840 Discussions with Genevan pastors.
  • Morier Family F1.1.8. ALS, ?17 November 1840 As above; the application of Temporal and Spiritual Power in government.
  • Morier Family F1.1.9. ALS, 14 March no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.10. ALS, 13 August no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.11. ALS, 29 December 1847
  • Morier Family F1.1.12. ALS, 02 April no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.13. ALS, 16 May 1858
  • Morier Family F1.1.14. ALS, 17 January 1866
  • Morier Family F1.1.15. ALS, ?7 September 1873
  • Morier Family F1.1.16. ALS, 13 March 1873
  • Morier Family F1.1.17. ALS, 13 March no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.18. ALS, 17 March no year
  • Morier Family F1.1.19. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.1.20. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.1.21. ALS, Undated

2. 1810-17 18 letters to DRM from Dr James D Campbell, physician to the British mission in Persia, 1810-17, from Persia and St Petersburg.

  • Morier Family F1.2.1. ALS, 04 June 1810
  • Morier Family F1.2.2. ALS, 17 July 1810. Progress of hostilities between Persia and Russia.
  • Morier Family F1.2.3. ALS, ?15 November 1810
  • Morier Family F1.2.4. ALS, ?30 January 1810
  • Morier Family F1.2.5. ALS, 04 March 1811
  • Morier Family F1.2.6. ALS, 22 May 1811
  • Morier Family F1.2.7. ALS, 15 June 1811
  • Morier Family F1.2.8. ALS, ?30 August no year
  • Morier Family F1.2.9. ALS, 30 October 1811
  • Morier Family F1.2.10. ALS, 09 March 1812. Anglo/Persian attack on the Russians.
  • Morier Family F1.2.11. ALS, 01 July 1812
  • Morier Family F1.2.12. ALS, 17 February 1814
  • Morier Family F1.2.13. ALS, 12 September 1814
  • Morier Family F1.2.14. ALS, 23 October 1814
  • Morier Family F1.2.15. ALS, 06 February 1815. Progress of mission.
  • Morier Family F1.2.16. ALS, 27 February 1816. As above; relations between Russia and Persia.
  • Morier Family F1.2.17. ALS, 22 February 1817
  • Morier Family F1.2.18. ALS, September 1817

3. 1809-77 60 letters to DRM from Stratford Canning, later Ist Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, with 3 related papers.

  • Morier Family F1.3.1. ALS, 30 September 1809
  • Morier Family F1.3.2. ALS, 20 October 1809
  • Morier Family F1.3.3. ALS, 11 November 1809
  • Morier Family F1.3.4. ALS, 28 November 1809
  • Morier Family F1.3.5. ALS, 20 December 1809
  • Morier Family F1.3.6. ALS, 28 February 1810
  • Morier Family F1.3.7. ALS, 25 March 1810
  • Morier Family F1.3.8. ALS, 15 April 1810
  • Morier Family F1.3.9. ALS, 16 April 1810
  • Morier Family F1.3.10. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.3.11. ALS, 08 August 1816
  • Morier Family F1.3.12. ALS, 17 December 1816
  • Morier Family F1.3.13. ALS, 20 December no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.14. ALS, 29 January 1817
  • Morier Family F1.3.15. ALS, 06 July 1817
  • Morier Family F1.3.16. ALS, 13 October 1817
  • Morier Family F1.3.17. ALS, 02 November 1817
  • Morier Family F1.3.18. ALS, 04 January 1820
  • Morier Family F1.3.19. ALS, 21 July 1820
  • Morier Family F1.3.20. ALS, 08 August 1820
  • Morier Family F1.3.21. ALS, 07 March 1821
  • Morier Family F1.3.22. ALS, 27 September 1821. Post in Washington; views on S America; situation of Turks, Greeks and Russians.
  • Morier Family F1.3.23. ALS, 25 March 1822
  • Morier Family F1.3.24. ALS, 17 October 1823
  • Morier Family F1.3.25. ALS, 04 October 1825
  • Morier Family F1.3.26. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.3.27. ALS, 14 June 1826
  • Morier Family F1.3.28. ALS, 16 September no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.29. ALS, 17 October 1826. Turks and Russians.
  • Morier Family F1.3.30. ALS, 21 May 1827
  • Morier Family F1.3.31. ALS, 20 June 1827
  • Morier Family F1.3.32. ALS, 24 September 1827. As above; loss of George Canning.
  • Morier Family F1.3.33. ALS, 12 February 1828. State of mission (written from Ancona).
  • Morier Family F1.3.34. ALS, 21 March 1828
  • Morier Family F1.3.35. ALS, 22 May no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.36. ALS, 02 December 1829
  • Morier Family F1.3.37. ALS, October 1829
  • Morier Family F1.3.38. ALS, 23 April 1831. Views on the Reform Bill.
  • Morier Family F1.3.39. ALS, 19 May 31
  • Morier Family F1.3.40. ALS, 14 February 1832
  • Morier Family F1.3.41. ALS, Date unreadable
  • Morier Family F1.3.42. ALS, 26 July no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.43. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.3.44. ALS, 04 August no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.45. ALS, 24 December no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.46. ALS, 30 Apri l 1836
  • Morier Family F1.3.47. ALS, 28 August no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.48. ALS, 22 January 1855
  • Morier Family F1.3.49. ALS, 22 January 1864. Denmark and Germany.
  • Morier Family F1.3.50. ALS, 24 January no year
  • Morier Family F1.3.51. ALS, 09 February 1864. As above.
  • Morier Family F1.3.52. ALS, 12 March 1864
  • Morier Family F1.3.53. ALS, 27 March 1873
  • Morier Family F1.3.54. ALS, 30 April 1873
  • Morier Family F1.3.55. ALS, 03 September 1876
  • Morier Family F1.3.56. ALS, 25 April 1877
  • Morier Family F1.3.57.ALS, 22 July 1877
  • Morier Family F1.3.58. ALS, 10 March 1873. Note on passage in the Duke of Wellington's "memorandum in the war in Russia in 1812", concerning Canning.
  • Morier Family F1.3.59. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.3.60. ALS, 16 December 1869. Letter from DRM about the above memorandum.
  • Morier Family F1.3.61. ALS, 01 October 1831
  • Morier Family F1.3.62. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F1.3.63. 10 January 1848. Memorandum from Canning to the President of the Swiss Diet on maintaining peace in Switzerland and revising its existing Pact.

4. 1825-34 12 letters to DRM from Le Chevalier ("Koliades").

  • Morier Family F1.4.1. ALS, 25 January 1826
  • Morier Family F1.4.2. ALS, 26 January 1826
  • Morier Family F1.4.3. ALS, April? 1826
  • Morier Family F1.4.4. ALS, 31 January 1828
  • Morier Family F1.4.5. ALS, 17 July 1828
  • Morier Family F1.4.6. ALS, 01 March 1829
  • Morier Family F1.4.7. ALS, 20 February 1832
  • Morier Family F1.4.8. ALS, 03 May 1833
  • Morier Family F1.4.9. ALS, 07 August 1833
  • Morier Family F1.4.10.ALS, 06 June 1834
  • Morier Family F1.4.11. ALS, 19 January 1836
  • Morier Family F1.4.12. ALS, Undated

5. 1815-38 5 letters to DRM from Bartholomew Frere, secretary of embassy and minister plenipotentiary, Turkey.

  • Morier Family F1.5.1. ALS, 25 August 1815. 2 rival French missions restored at Constantinople.
  • Morier Family F1.5.2. ALS, 25 November 1820
  • Morier Family F1.5.3. ALS, 19 August 1832
  • Morier Family F1.5.4. ALS, 23 January 1838
  • Morier Family F1.5.5. ALS, 19 November 1838

Class F, Box 2

1. 1818-63 19 letters to DRM from Terrick Hamilton, secretary of embassy and minister plenipotentiary, Turkey.

  • Morier Family F2.1.1.ALS, 25 September 1818
  • Morier Family F2.1.2. ALS, 30 November 1827. Comments on Toulon arsenal.
  • Morier Family F2.1.3. ALS, Undated
  • Morier Family F2.1.4. ALS, 02 November 1832
  • Morier Family F2.1.5. ALS, 03 Apri l1833. Political trouble in Britain and Turkey.
  • Morier Family F2.1.6. ALS, 30 May 1832
  • Morier Family F2.1.7. ALS, 12 February 1834
  • Morier Family F2.1.8. ALS, ?16 September 1835
  • Morier Family F2.1.9. ALS, 17 May 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.10. ALS, 04 July 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.11. ALS, 07 June 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.12. ALS, 07 April 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.13. ALS, 19 May 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.14. ALS, 18 June 1836
  • Morier Family F2.1.15. ALS, 23 August 1836. 1812 Constitution declared in Madrid.
  • Morier Family F2.1.16. ALS, 25 January 1847
  • Morier Family F2.1.17. ALS, 05 September 1863
  • Morier Family F2.1.18. ALS, 16 January no year
  • Morier Family F2.1.19. ALS, Undated

2. 1810-11 7 letters to DRM from Sir Harford Jones, later Brydges, Ist Bt, envoy to Persia, 1810-11.

  • Morier Family F2.2.1. ALS, 14 July 1810. Has cleared himself of calumny; wants to retire.
  • Morier Family F2.2.2. ALS, 31 August 1810. Anxious to get news to Stratford Canning "to prevent mischief"; praise of Canning.
  • Morier Family F2.2.3. ALS, 17 September 1810
  • Morier Family F2.2.4. ALS, 13 November 1810. State of politics at home; criticism of Canning.
  • Morier Family F2.2.5. ALS, 24 January 1810
  • Morier Family F2.2.6. ALS, ?17 April 1811
  • Morier Family F2.2.7. ALS, 06 May 1811

3. 1811-30 6 letters to DRM from H Gally Knight.

  • Morier Family F2.3.1. ALS, ?18 March 1811
  • Morier Family F2.3.2. ALS, 1813
  • Morier Family F2.3.3. ALS, 14 March 1829
  • Morier Family F2.3.4. ALS, 24 May 1829
  • Morier Family F2.3.5. ALS, 19 August 1829
  • Morier Family F2.3.6. ALS, 04 March 1830

4. 1872-77 8 letters to DRM from Edward Lear, with 5 drawings.

  • Morier Family F2.4.1. ALS, 15 July 1872. Drawing of Lear taking a header off a new peer.
  • Morier Family F2.4.2. ALS, 01 September 1872. Drawing of 2 "bullfinches".
  • Morier Family F2.4.3. ALS, 12 July 1873
  • Morier Family F2.4.4. ALS, 15 October 1873. Departing for India; drawing of men on a galloping elephant.
  • Morier Family F2.4.5. ALS, [December 1873] Drawings of animals.
  • Morier Family F2.4.6. ALS, 23 January 1874. Account of India.
  • Morier Family F2.4.7. ALS, 13 June 1874. As above.
  • Morier Family F2.4.8. ALS, 01 July 1877

5. 1815-59 8 letters to DRM from Constantine, Count Ludolf, Sicilian envoy to the Porte.

  • Morier Family F2.5.1. ALS, 10 April 1815
  • Morier Family F2.5.2. ALS, 02 July 1816
  • Morier Family F2.5.3. ALS, 12 August 1816
  • Morier Family F2.5.4. ALS, 29 August 1816
  • Morier Family F2.5.5. ALS, 26 October 1818
  • Morier Family F2.5.6. ALS, 25 November 1819
  • Morier Family F2.5.7. ALS, 01 November 1820
  • Morier Family F2.5.8. ALS, 02 August 1859
6. 1810-12 6 letters to DRM from Thomas Sheridan, secretary to Sir Harford Jones, from Persia.

  • Morier Family F2.6.1. ALS, 17 September 1810. State of Sir Harford.
  • Morier Family F2.6.2. ALS, 12 Nonvember 1810. State of mission.
  • Morier Family F2.6.3. ALS, 30 January 1811
  • Morier Family F2.6.4. ALS, 02 December 1811
  • Morier Family F2.6.5. ALS, 17 December 1811. New Embassy.
  • Morier Family F2.6.6. 01 March 1812. Ill-feeling caused by Sir Gore Ouseley.

7. 1810-11 4 letters to DRM from Major James Sutherland, surveyor to the British mission in Persia.

  • Morier Family F2.7.1. ALS, 19 July 1810. Actions of Russian army in Persia.
  • Morier Family F2.7.2. ALS, 15 November no year
  • Morier Family F2.7.3. ALS, 30 January 1811
  • Morier Family F2.7.4. ALS, 12 March 1811. 12 Persians to go to Britain; Sir Harford going home.

8. 1816-30 12 letters to DRM from Edward Michael Ward, Chargé d'Affaires for Portugal, from Lisbon.

  • Morier Family F2.8.1. ALS, 20 July 1816
  • Morier Family F2.8.2. ALS, 02 September 1861
  • Morier Family F2.8.3. ALS, 05 September 1817
  • Morier Family F2.8.4. ALS, 03 December 1817
  • Morier Family F2.8.5. ALS, 08 October 1818
  • Morier Family F2.8.6. ALS, 25 January 1821. Portuguese revolution.
  • Morier Family F2.8.7. ALS, 01 March 1824
  • Morier Family F2.8.8. ALS, 03 December 1830
  • Morier Family F2.8.9. ALS, 26 April no year
  • Morier Family F2.8.10. ALS, 16 August no year
  • Morier Family F2.8.11. ALS, 04 April no year
  • Morier Family F2.8.12. ALS, 26 June no year

9. 1810-14 16 letters to DRM from Captain, later Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Willock, interpreter and Chargé d'Affaires for Persia, from Persia.

  • Morier Family F2.9.1. ALS, 24 Apri l 1810
  • Morier Family F2.9.2. ALS, 29 May 1810
  • Morier Family F2.9.3. ALS, 17 July 1810. Activities of Sir Harford Jones; fighting between the Russians and Persians.
  • Morier Family F2.9.4. ALS, 17 September 1810
  • Morier Family F2.9.5. ALS, 09 November 1810
  • Morier Family F2.9.6. ALS, 04 February 1811
  • Morier Family F2.9.7. ALS, 07 May 1811
  • Morier Family F2.9.8. ALS, 18 Apri l 1811
  • Morier Family F2.9.9. ALS, 02 June 1811. Rupture with Sir Harford; fighting between Russians and Persians.
  • Morier Family F2.9.10. ALS, 16 December 1811
  • Morier Family F2.9.11. ALS, 05 February 1812
  • Morier Family F2.9.12. ALS, 02 May 1812
  • Morier Family F2.9.13. ALS, 25 June 1812
  • Morier Family F2.9.14. ALS, 09 September 1813. Character of Sir Gore Ouseley; trouble with a French colleague (Captain Drouville); negotiations between Russia and Persia.
  • Morier Family F2.9.15. ALS, 16 May 1814
  • Morier Family F2.9.16. ALS, Undated

10. 1817-49 21 letters to DRM from Henry Willock (as above), and from his younger brother George Willock, mostly from Persia.

  • Morier Family F2.10.1. 12 February 1817, Tabriz. French officers joining Persian army; Russian embassy approaching. (letter has been folded for sending, cut, stabbed, and flattened again.) Enc. sheet used as envelope. 5pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.2. 13 July 1817, Tehran. 4 pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.3. 27 September 1817, Tabriz. Russians no threat to British interests. 2pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.4. 01 August 1818, Camp L___ (see image). Alarm about Mahratta uprising. 12pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.5. 10 February 1819, Tabriz. Persian embassy going to Paris. (4pp, letter incomplete)
  • Morier Family F2.10.6. 02 October 1821, Tehran. Cholera epidemic; situation of Mirza Abul Hasan Khan (inspiration for JJM's Hajji Baba). 8pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.7. 16 January 1822. Death of Mahomed Ali Mirza; Mirza Abul thriving. 4pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10. 8. 23 June 1823. East India Co. sending new mission to Persia. 4pp. enclosing copy of'Testimonies of Mr Willock's conduct by he difference Ministries with whom he has been connected in the Public Service' signed George Canning.
  • Morier Family F2.10.9. 18 July 1823, 92 Mount Street. 2pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.10. 26 August 1825, Camp Sultanieh. Ill-feeling at Persian court over Hajji Baba; envoy from India taking over British mission. 4pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.11. 19 June 1826, Camp Sultanieh. Likelihood of Russo/Persian war; the Mirza angry over Hajji Baba.
  • Morier Family F2.10.12. 24 December 1827, St Petersbourg. Poor state of Persia; Russian diplomatic circles. 3pp. (ink corrosion damage - difficult to read.)
  • Morier Family F2.10.13. 30 January 1830, cont. 25 April 1830. Persian prince being held in Russia as security for the Russian envoy; murder of a Prussian antiquarian; continued effects of Hajji Baba. 6pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.14. 20 August 1833, Geneva. 4pp. Signed with initials (see image). not by Willock.
  • Morier Family F2.10. 15. 31 August 1833, Pfeffers. Bad relations between Persia and England. 4pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.16. 23 March 1849, ?Mallalu.Sympathy re death of James Morier. 3pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.17. ND ?Mallalu, Friday. 5pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10. 17a 01 January 1838, Little Campden House, Kensington. Letter from Henry Willock to Palmerston, on the British/Persian rift over the Persian attack on Herat. 100pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10. 18. 20 October 1818, Constantinople. Letter from George Willock; he has accompanied the Mirza to Britain. 2pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.19. 18 July 1820, Vienna. George Willock still with the Mirza. 3pp.
  • Morier Family F2.10.20. 22 March 1822, Tabriz. War between the Turks and Persians; a Persian cholera cure. 3pp, p.3 crossed.

- Katrina Wilson, Modern MSS Asst, 1994. Additions & emendations Anna Sander 2014, Almut Zimmerand Anna Sander June 2015.


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