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TitleLetter from H. Canning de Burgh [later 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde], St Leonards on Sea, Sussex, to A. Buchanan; 28 Dec 1851.
Date28 December 1851
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses changes in British political structure; thought Lord Wodehouse would be the new Under Secretary; was annoyed that Lord Palmerston [Foreign Secretary] should persist [on a course of action of which he disapproved]; the seals were offered to Clarendon [who was at the Board of Trade] but he turned them down; suspects he enjoyed his present post but thought he has made a blunder for such an ambitious man.
Termpolitics, British
appointments, political

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NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6094Phipps; Constantine H. (1797-1863); 1st Marquess of Normanby; Ambassador to Paris 1846-1852 created 18381797-1863
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
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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