Reference numberM10/29/65
TitleLetter from F. E. Durnford, Eton College, to the Duke of Manchester
DescriptionWith comments on the subjects taught at Eton ("there is no better foundation for general knowledge than a firm basis of Latin" etc), the importance of a gentleman's education and corporal punishment. He hopes that Lord Mandeville will learn to appreciate the value of study. He will remind the Master of his carelessness in writing.
Date18 Apr 1867
CreatorNameThe Montagu family of Kimbolton Castle: estate and family papers
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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