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TitleLetter from W. Ferrand, 31 Hill Street, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands; 2 June 1862.
Date2 June 1862
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he and Fanny are looking forward to their visit to the Hague; comments on domestic politics and the excitement caused by the Finance Bill; states that in his opinion, Palmerston was benefiting from the relative weakness of the Queen, whose anger towards the Prince of Wales [who she blamed for the death of the Prince Consort] grew daily and he feared she would break down; invites him and Lady Buchanan to visit St Ives [Yorkshire] for some grouse shooting.
Termsports, shooting, grouse
parliamentary business, bills, Finance Bill 1862

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA992Edward VII (1841-1910); King of Great Britain and Ireland1841-1910
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA6293Ferrand; William (-1889); Mr; M.P. brother-in-law to Andrew Buchanan-1889
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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