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TitleIncomplete letter from H. Parish, Madrid, Spain, to A. Buchanan, Edinburgh, Scotland; 7 Feb 1833.
Date7 February 1833
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHoped he was enjoying his visit to Edinburgh and that he was getting on well with his wife to be; informs him he had given his remembrances to Stratford Canning and his wife, who were both well; comments on his social life in Madrid; informs him he would probably not receive his things from Constantinople until April; comments on the fortunes of Mahmoud [the Sultan of Turkey] and stated he hoped he would not 'purchase victory over his rebellious subject but the seizure of his independence'; refers to reports that he [Buchanan] was to succeed Kennedy.

One quarter of folio 2 has been cut off.
Termsocial life, Madrid
appointments, diplomatic
military campaigns, First Ottoman-Egyptian War 1830-3

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6021Buchanan; Frances Katherine (-1854); Mrs; née Mellish 1st wife of Andrew Buchanan-1854
NA6014Canning; Eliza C. (-1882); Viscountess Stratford de Redcliffe; née Alexander-1882
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA6006Mahmoud II (1785-1839 ); Sultan of Turkey; ( succeeded 1808)1785-1839
NA6022Kennedy; John P. (1796-1879); Lieutenant-colonel; lieutenant Royal Engineers and secretary to Sir Charles Napier1796-1879
NA6013Parish; Henry H. (fl 1828-1859); Mr; diplomatfl 1828-1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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