Reference numberM10/14/2/2
TitleLetter to Millicent, Duchess of Manchester, from John D. Lane, Forncett St Peter [Norfolk]
DescriptionDescribing in detail a lengthy meeting with her son, Lord Frederick. He is not hopeful of 'good effect from the late, painful disclosure' and asks the Duchess to be patient. Difficulties of finding a tutor for him. Frederick has suggested the army but he and Colenso agree that it is better for him to spend a year with a retired army officer before getting a commission. Frederick is not yet 19 and might regard an immediate commission as "the reward of his late delinquency."
Date28 Jan 1847
CreatorNameThe Montagu family of Kimbolton Castle: estate and family papers
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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P/0084Montagu (nee Sparrow); Millicent (1798-1848); Duchess of Manchester (1843-1848); of Kimbolton Castle1798-1848
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