Edward Lear (1812-1888); Ann Lear (1791-1861), sister; Sarah Lear (1794-1873), sister, married to Charles H. Street; Mary Lear (1796-1861), sister, married to Richard Boswell; Eleanor Lear (1799-1885), sister, married to William Newsom; Frederick Lear (1805-1880), brother; Fanny, possibly Fanny Drewitt Coombe, a family friend.
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Lear family. Lear family correspondence, 1847-1873 (MS Eng 1826): Guide.
- Michael Austin
- 2018 June 14
- Description rules
- EAD ID
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