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TitleLetter from H. Canning de Burgh [later 2nd Marquess of Clanricarde], London, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 June 1855.
Date26 June 1855
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he was filled with outrage by comments made about the British Diplomatic Service in the House of Commons; has put down a motion enabling him to reply; asks him to point out the best points of the profession for him to refer to; states that he wished to defend Stratford [Canning]; defends the introduction of strangers such as himself, Normanby in Paris and Lord John Russell; understands his son is doing well.
Termparliamentary business, debates, British Diplomatic Service
diplomatic service, Diplomatic Service Committee

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA6094Phipps; Constantine H. (1797-1863); 1st Marquess of Normanby; Ambassador to Paris 1846-1852 created 18381797-1863
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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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