Document ReferenceBu 49/1
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark, to 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London; 15 Sep 1857.
Date15 September 1857
Content DescriptionHe has been informed by Commander Michelson that the King wishes to present him with a snuff box and a china vase; this is in recognition of his work on the abolition of the sound dues; he requests an opinion as to whether he should accept the gift; he is aware that it is contrary to regulations; Michelson states that Sir H. Wynn and Lord Westmorland had accepted similar gifts from the King.
Termtaxation, duties, Sound Dues
diplomacy, protocol

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7406Michelson; Christian (1857-1925); -; Norwegian politician1857-1925
NA6159Frederik VII (1808-1863 ); King of Denmark; ( succeeded 1848)1808-1863
NA6063Wynn; Henry W. Williams- (1783-1856); Sir1783-1856
NA6055Fane; John (1784-1859); 11th Earl of Westmorland1784-1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
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