Document ReferenceBu 60/3
TitleLetter from G. Buchanan, S.S. City of Pellin, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan, to Sir A. Buchanan; 25 May 1880.
Date22 May 1880
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he had received his letter in San Francisco and that he had written to Fanny; informs him he had spent some time with the Beales in Washington, but the General was away in California; Mrs Beale and Emily asked to be remembered to Lady Buchanan; Emily was in as good form as she was in Vienna; states that he had been at sea for eighteen days and that he hoped to reach Yokahama on the 25th; comments on the result of the elections [British], which he had heard whilst in New York; Lord Dunmore had lost his appointment; Stafford, Northcote and Cavendish-Bentinck would be depressed by the loss their fathers would sustain and Campbell's brother had lost his Private Secretaryship to the Duke of Richmond.

Comments on the pace of change in political opinion with reference to Clark, who was elected to Southwark 'one week and turned out three weeks later'; states that he was curious to know who would be Lord Granville's Private Secretary and Précis Writer; he hoped one of the appointments would go to a friend; discusses Lord Salisbury's intentions for Philip Currie; was glad to hear he had been hunting in Notts [Nottinghamshire]; reports that he had received a letter from Kennedy informing him that a house had been found in Yedo [Tokyo]; states he would try to learn Japanese to earn extra money and that he had decided not return to England for three years; he sends his love to Lady Buchanan.
Termelections, Southwark 1880
appointments, political
public opinion
sports, hunting
maritime vessels, naval, S.S. City of Pellin

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7166Clark; Frances M. (-1908); Mrs; 2nd daughter of Andrew Buchanan-1908
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7188Northcote; Henry S. (1846-1911); 1st Baron Northcote; M.P. and colonial governor1846-1911
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA7792Murray; Charles A. (1841-1907); 7th Earl of Dunmore; Lord in Waiting to Queen Victoria 1874-18801841-1907
NA7149Lennox; Charles H. Gordon- (1818-1903); 6th Duke of Richmond; statesman1818-1903
NA6662Cecil; Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne- (1830-1903); 3rd Marquess of Salisbury; succ. 1868; Prime Minister 1885, 1886-921830-1903
NA6483Buchanan; George W. (1854-1924); Sir; 5th son of Andrew Buchanan and diplomat1854-1924
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL7099/San Francisco/California/U.S.A.
PL39219/New York/New York/U.S.A.
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