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CollectionGeorge Ashton Autograph Letters
TitleAutograph album 2
Name of creatorAshton, George
DateMay 1897-April 1913
Extent1 album
DescriptionMost of the letters in the second autograph book are communications from royalty or on similar matters. These include requests to organise the entertainment at Cowes week and thanks for arranging a gala for the annual fete for the National Life-boat Association. The death of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra's first son is marked by a letter of sympathy from Ashton and a ticket to the funeral in St George's Chapel.
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU (specialcollections@kent.ac.uk).
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