Document ReferenceBu 2/16
TitleLetter from H. Canning de Burgh [later 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde], Colonial Office, London, to A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 31 July 1849.
Date31 July 1849
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses relief that the Parliamentary session was almost over; was anxious to hear a true account of events in Hungary [Russian intervention] as he doubted the Field Marshal would retreat without serious cause; was going to Dublin and then on holiday in Scotland.

PS: Palmerston's speech was effective both in and out of the Commons; Aberdeen looked 'very black' afterwards.
Termmonarchy, Habsburg
parliamentary business, House of Commons
public opinion
parliamentary business, speeches
military campaigns, Hungary 1849

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA6071De Burgh; Hubert G. Canning- (1832-1916); 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde; M.P.1832-1916
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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