Document ReferenceBu 34/1
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Corfu, to S. Canning [later 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe]; Feb 1828.
DateFebruary 1828
Content DescriptionReports his conversation with Admiral [Sir Pulteney Malcolm] who was annoyed with the government; Lord Aberdeen had sent him a despatch about Candia [Crete], as a consequence of which, he had despatched a vessel to Mr Barker at Alexandria, informing him of the views of the government regarding the Blockade of Candia; Sir Pulteney had remarked that he had not been made aware of his [Canning's] views on the subject; he also felt that he had been misinformed by Lord Melville with regard to opinions expressed at the conference at Poros; Sir Pulteney was abusive of 'that slippery fellow [Admiral] De Rigny'.
Termconferences, Poros 1828
military campaigns, blockades
military campaigns, Greek War of Independence 1821-32

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6010Codrington; Edward (1770-1851); Sir; admiral of the fleet1770-1851
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA7346Barker; John (1771-1849); Mr; British consul-general Egypt 1829-331771-1849
NA6009Malcolm; Pulteney (1768-1838); Sir; admiral of the fleet1768-1838
NA7347Dundas; Henry (1801-1876); 3rd Viscount Melville; general1801-1876
NA6004Rigny; - De (fl 1828); Admiral; French Navyfl 1828
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
PL3672/Crete/Central Europe
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