The appointment letters of John Durancé George, Dental Surgeon

Writer: Lady Jocelyn

Date: -

Address: 15 Chesham Square; 4 Carlton Gardens.

Lady Jocelyn presents
her compliments to
Mr George and regrets
very much that
it is impossible for
her to keep her
appointment this
morning, having a
very violent head
ache. Lady J
would be much
obliged to Mr. George
if he would find
some other day
for seeing her.
15 Chesham Sq.

Lady Jocelyn presents
her compliments to Mr.
George and being anxious
to have a Tooth stopped
would be much obliged
of him, if he could see
her either between 11 & 12
on Friday or Saturday
or after three on
either of those days.

4 Carlton Gardens

Lady Jocelyn presents
her compliments to Mr.
George and is extremely
sorry that she will
not be able to see
Mr. George on Monday
at six o’Clock.
Perhaps he would
be able to receive her
early on Tuesday,
or any hour on
Wednesday would
suit her.

15 Chesham Sq.


Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, VA (1820–1880), the former Lady Frances Elizabeth Cowper, was the daughter of the 5th Earl Cowper and his wife, Emily (later the wife of Henry Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston). In 1838, she was one of the trainbearers at the coronation of Queen Victoria and served as a bridesmaid at the wedding of the latter to Prince Albert in 1840. On 9 April 1841, Lady Frances married the politician, Robert Viscount Jocelyn, the eldest son of Robert Jocelyn, 3rd Earl of Roden. Now a courtesy viscountess, Lady Jocelyn was appointed a Lady of the Bedchamber to the Queen that year. Lord and Lady Jocelyn had four children:
In the 1861 census she gave her occupation as photographer.

Watermarks: The paper on which the second letter is written is watermarked: J Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1847.
The paper on which the third letter is written is watermarked: Joynson, 1846.

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