Letters from Elizabeth Cavendish to her banker Jean-Franc̦ois Perregaux, n.d., 1790-1803
Four ALS and one AL from Elizabeth Cavendish, while she was still Elizabeth Foster, to her banker Monsieur Perregaux inquiring about remittances and asking him to make various payments. She asks that he call on her and Lady Bessborough at Devonshire House where she was living with William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire and his wife Georgiana. Also included is a photogravure of “Elizabeth Foster, Duchess of Devonshire” after a portrait by Lascelles.
Subjects (Library of Congress): Devonshire, Elizabeth Cavendish, Duchess of, 1758-1824; Bessborough, Henrietta Frances Spencer Ponsonby, Countess of, 1761-1821; Perregaux, Jean-Franc̦ois.
Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: July 2010