once missing, now found

Here’s a list of those items NOW located! Grateful thanks to those who have helped, allowed me access to, or contacted me about their items:

DIARY

  • Augusta Smith née Smith (Mrs Charles Smith of Suttons), 1798 diary; property of Mark Woodford (Chicago, IL)

TRAVEL JOURNALS

  • Emma Smith, 1792 and 1794; property of Jacky (Maidstone, Kent, England)

“BABY BOOK”

  • Maria Smith, from infancy to age 17, written by her mother Augusta Smith; property of Jacky (Maidstone, Kent, England); see the post about the existence of a similar book for brother Drummond Smith

LETTERS

  • Kinwarton letters; property of Alan Godfrey (Alcester, Warks, England)
  • Drummond’s Letterbook; property of Dr. Jeremy Catto (Oxford University)
  • Augusta Smith (Augusta Wilder), 1824 Letter; property of Angela (Alberta, Canada)
  • various letters, to and from Maria (Smith) Culme-Seymour; property of Jacky (Maidstone, Kent, England)
  • various letters to Lady Elizabeth Compton / Lady Elizabeth Dickins; property of Jess (near Oxford, England)

BOOKS

  • Charlotte Brookes, Christie of Glyndebourne (privately printed, 1919). This book is referenced in the biography ‘John Christie of Glyndebourne’ by Wilfred Blunt (1968). FOUND! at the Lewes Library in Sussex.
  • Scenes from Life at Suttons, 1825 & 1827 (printed by Spottiswoode Ballantine and Co, 1925). This booklet (28 pages, plus illustrations), was referenced in the book ‘Presenting Miss Jane Austen’ by May Lamberton Becker (1953). A Wiltshire seller had this little piece of Suttons history for sale on eBay. Newly Found: June 2011!
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