Fonds A26 - Sarah Anne Le Mesurier, Diary

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Sarah Anne Le Mesurier, Diary


  • 19 April 1836 - 26 May 1843 (Creation)

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Holograph, bound, 83 pages

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Sarah Anne Le Mesurier was the widow of James Morley and wife of Augustus Smith Le Mesurier, who was Captain in the Bombay Native Infantry. She died on the 24 April 1844 of cholera in Colaba, India.

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In her diary she describes social activities in India and at the Cape of Good Hope. 44 pages relate to the Cape, where she was married on 19 April 1836, and where she and her husband stayed for two periods from 22 April to the 22 September 1836 and again from 9 February 1839 to the 17 September 1840.

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