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Correspondence relating to the planning and organisation of the Great Exhibition

Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66)

17 Oct 1851. Colonel Phipps to Prince Albert 17 Oct 1851

Loose typescript paper | 1 document (6 pages) (whole object) | RC/H/1/8/105

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Copy of a letter from Colonel Phipps to Prince Albert in which Colonel Phipps expresses his displeasure at Dr. Lyon Playfair being made a Gentleman Usher. He describes Playfair as "a man of low birth, ordinary appearance and uncouth manners".

Originals: For original see VIC/MAIN/F/25/52 (Royal Archives).
  • Creator(s)

    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66) (writer)

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    Prince Albert, Prince Consort (1819-61) (addressee)

  • 1 document (6 pages) (whole object)

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • documents
          • correspondence
  • Place of Production
    Mulgrave Castle [Yorkshire]