Correspondence of Emily Duchess of Leinster (1731–1814) vol. i


The first of three volumes documenting the correspondence of Lady Emily Lennox, 1st duchess of Leinster. This volume consists of letters written by the duchess to her first and second husbands — James FitzGerald, 1st duke of Leinster, and William Ogilvie respectively — and their replies; letters by members of the FitzGerald and Lennox families; and letters by friends and fellow household members of the duchess. The letters convey a vivid impression of social life and customs in the 18th century.

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