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19 - Letters from miscellaneous correspondents, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 1864-6.
Letter from T. Hankey, 45 Portland Place, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 23 Mar 1866.
23 March 1866
Comments on the current political crisis over reform of the franchise; the reformers had persuaded Lord Grosvenor to take the lead of the opposition within the ranks of the liberal party; reports that Russell had ordered the party to assemble at Downing Street and informs him that he was going to Folkestone and then to Paris; discusses the chances of the Reform Bill getting a second reading and suggest the qualification [for the franchise] would be £7-8; informs him that they were all well; the Bathursts were in Florence and Ferrand had asked after him.
politics, British, reform
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Dates of existence
Grosvenor; Hugh L. (1825-1899); 1st Duke of Westminster; M.P.
Bathurst; Allen A. (1832-1892); 6th Earl of Bathurst
Bathurst; Meriel L. (-1872); Countess of Bathurst; daughter of 2nd Baron de Tabley
Ferrand; William (-1889); Mr; M.P. brother-in-law to Andrew Buchanan
Hankey; Thomson (1805-1893); Mr; M.P. Governor of the Bank of England 1851-3
Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat
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