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A collection of family correspondence illustrating service life and current event during the late 1800s - early 1900s. It is comprised of letters written by Captain H.G. Leahy to his wife, 1900-1901, from Gibraltar, containing an account of service life, including the commemoration of the death of Queen Victoria, accession of Edward VII and the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York en route to Australia.

It also includes letters from Alice Leahy to her mother and one to her aunt, from Gibraltar and London, 1899-1900 and letters to her husband, Captain Leahy, 1894-1899.

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Publication Date

September 2006


Family Correspondence, Queen Victoria, Edward VII, Duke of York, Duchess of York


European History | History | Social History

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Finding Aid

MS-081: Leahy Family Correspondence; 1894-1901, Gibraltar