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TitleLetter from Sir G. Elliot, Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands, 23 May 1862.
Date23 May 1862
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionApologises for the delay in answering his letter, which he had passed to Lord Russell, relating to a 'southern lady'; states that if she was a fair representation of the South, that he did not envy the Federals in their task of conquering the male part of the population [relates to American civil war].
Termmilitary campaigns, American Civil War 1861-5
women, attitudes to

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6489Elliot; George F. (1784-1863); Sir1784-1863
NA6489Elliot; George F. (1784-1863); Sir1784-1863
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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