RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Former ReferenceD3311/122/14
TitleLetter from John Nassau Simpkinson to his cousin Eleanor Isabella Gell, including reference to her improved relations with Lady Franklin
Date4 Dec [1854]
DescriptionObliged for getting letter from her on her improved relations with her aunt, having made friends; she is welcome to have any right of ownership he might possess to the pedestal of the Cupid; when in London in a fortnight hoping to find her settled in their new home in B.[Bedford] Place, a great improvement on Seymour Street; views on the siege of Sebastopol. Only dated 4 Dec, but 1854 added in pencil, which fits context of letter
Extent1 sheet
SenderJohn Nassau Simpkinson
RecipientEleanor Isabella Gell
Recipient_LocationNo address
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
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Simpkinson; John Nassau (1817-1894); Anglican clergyman and teacher
Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
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