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Papers of the Morier Family - Class H: Correspondence of DRM's children.

Class H, Box 1

1. 1823-35 44 letters to family from Dorothea Clara Horatia Morier "Dora" (1817-91), and from Mary Henrica Morier "Rix" (1823-84).

2. 1836 33 letters to family from Dora and Rix Morier.

3. 1837-41 58 letters to family from Dora and Rix Morier.

  • 19. 04.11.37. Account of the emigration of the Protestant population of the Tyrol to Silesia.

4. 1842 24 letters to family from Dora Morier.

5. 1842 19 letters to family from Dora Morier.

6. 1843 31 letters to family from Dora Morier.

Class H, Box 2

1. 1843-45 39 letters to family from Dora and Rix Morier.

2. 1846 33 letters to family from Dora and Rix Morier, with 22 undated letters.

3. 1847 24 letters to family from Dora Morier.

4. 1847 20 letters to family from Rix Morier.

5. 1848-49 27 letters to family from Dora Morier, with 12 undated letters.

6. 1848-63 32 letters to family from Rix Morier, and her children, Nora, Eddy and Charlotte Neave.

Class H, Box 3

1. 1829-39 81 letters to family from Anne Elizabeth Morier, "Leila" (1821-39).

2. 1829-39 83 letters to family from Leila Morier.

3. 1829-39 77 letters to family from Leila Morier.

4. 1831-38 101 letters to family from Emily Cecilia Morier, "Cis" (1824-39).

Class H, Box 4

1. 1833-39 85 letters to family from Robert Burnet Morier, "Burnet" (1826-93), later Sir Robert Morier.

2. 1840 45 letters to family from RBDM.

3. 1841 38 letters to family from RBDM.

4. 1842 23 letters to family from RBDM.

5. 1843 24 letters from RBDM to family.

6. 1844 40 letters from RBDM to family, mostly while he was trying to enter Balliol.

Class H, Box 5

1. 1845-46 63 letters to family from RBDM from Oxford, 19 still in original order, including 7 letters from AM and DRM.

2. 1847 25 letters to family from RBDM from Oxford, with a packet of 23 letters still in original order, including 4 from AM and DRM.

3. 1848-49 43 letters to family from RBDM from Oxford, Paris and Scotland.

  • 4. 24.02.48. Record of a debate in which RBDM took part.
  • 6. [ 04.48] RBDM's impressions of Paris just after the revolution.
  • 7. 09.04.48. RBDM's impressions of Paris after the revolution.

4. 1853-63 33 letters to and from RBDM and Alice Morier and family.

  • 1. 07.01.53. Letter from Vienna, describing RBDM's visit to "Frederick of S H" (Schleswig-Holstein?).
  • 2. 16.02.54. Letter from Vienna, with RBDM's account of the young Prince of Noer.

5. 1866-93 53 letters to and from RBDM and Alice Morier and family, mostly from Germany and Portugal.

  • 1. 07.07.66. Letter from RBDM while in Vienna, on the rout of the Austrian army by the Prussians.
  • 18.[02.06.83] Letter to RBDM from John Adze(?) in Gibraltar, about an incident with a Spanish gunboat.
  • 43. 30.08.91. Letter to RBDM from Lord Salisbury, on Victor Morier's account of the battle of Massa Kessé.
  • 44. 12.08.92. Letter to RBDM from Rowland Blennerhasset, on the success of his own department in the Unionist Government of Ireland.
  • 45. 93. Russian/French inventory of RBDM's effects.

Class H, Box 6

1. 1876-91 14 letters from Victor Morier (RBDM's son, 1867- 92) to family from England and South Africa, with 3 photographs.

  • 4. 86. Account of a house party with Princess Mary Adelaide and her family; "they parade their political opinions".
  • 8. 13.12.90. Letter from Massa Kessé, after a forced march.
  • 9. 14.04.91. Letter from the Umtali Valley, Manica; life as a police corporal.
  • 10. 02.06.91. Letter from Fort Salisbury, Mashonaland; life as a police corporal.

2. 1892 13 letters and papers on the death of Victor Morier.

  • 7. Report on the death.
  • 8. 28.05.92. Death certificate.
  • 12. Surgeon's letter.

3. 1883-1916 7 bundles of letters to and from Victoria Morier (RBDM's daughter 1865-1945) and Alice Morier.

  • 1. 1883-95 7 letters from Alice Morier to Victoria Morier; 1 letter to Alice Morier from M de Kaufmann; a licence to erect a memorial to RBDM and Victor Morier at Northwood.
  • 2. 1890-93 9 letters from Victoria Morier to Alice Morier; 3 letters to her.
  • 3. 1893-94 15 letters from Victoria Morier to Alice Morier.
  • 4. 1895 23 letters from Victoria Morier to Alice Morier.
  • 5. 1896 2 packets of photographs of Victoria Morier (and Alice Morier?); 7 letters from Victoria Morier to Alice Morier; 1 letter to Victoria Morier from Hugh Froweun.
  • 6. 1898-1916 24 letters and telegrams to Victoria Morier from Nicolas Martini, and 4 from Winspeare (1899).
  • 7. 1881-1903 (This bundle in original order); 4 letters to Victoria Morier from RBDM 1881-87; 30 letters to Victoria Morier from Winspeare , 1894-1903.

4. 1890-1900 23 letters from Alice Morier and Victoria Morier.

  • 5. 08.06.95. Letter from Victoria Morier in St Petersburg; news of the Russian royal family.
  • 6. 17.06.95. As above, from Tsarskoe Selo.
  • 7. 14.07.95. As above, from Tsarskoe Selo.
  • 15. Reviews of Victoria Morier's Life of Sir Robert Morier.

- Katrina Wilson, Modern MSS Asst, 1994


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