Document ReferenceBu 14/104
TitleLetter from T. Hankey, London to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands; 19 July 1862.
Date19 July 1862
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he will not be able to visit him in The Hague; comments on the sale of his stock and the problems in the financial markets caused by the 'distress in Lancashire' [to the cotton industry due to the American Civil War] and states that it was good policy only to sell stock for which there was a demand.
Termfinancial affairs, stocks and shares
military campaigns, American Civil War 1861-5
economy, British
manufacture, cotton

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6204Hankey; Thomson (1805-1893); Mr; M.P. Governor of the Bank of England 1851-31805-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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