Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Elizabeth Fry (Prison Reformer) and Family
A 19th century archive relating to the Fry family comprising mostly correspondence: 1812 (12 Sept.) letter from Elizabeth Fry four days after the birth of her daughter; from Hannah Fry (daughter) to Elizabeth (12), one of which regards the reformation of the £5 note; Hannah Fry to her Sister-in-Law (15), Hannah Fry to sister Katherine (8), a number of letters and photographs from the Streatfeild family (Hannah Fry married William Champion Streatfield). Also a studio photograph depicting Richard Boyle who married the grand daughter of Elizabeth Fry and an unattributed note book simply inscribed "Boyle" containing poetry. An interesting group
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