Document ReferenceNe C 10885 pp 62-70
TitleCopy of letter from [Henry Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Downing Street, London, to Henry K. Storks; 22 Mar. 1861
Date22 March 1861
Extent9 pp
Content DescriptionMentions that Lord Normanby has put questions to the House of Lords about Corfu; advises that declaring prorogations of parliament reflects badly on English rule 'more especially they injure our position and lower our influence'; warns against sacrificing the interests of the Ionian people; asks that any despatches of a controversial nature should be divided into proven facts for publication and attached confidential comments; requests that Storks meet with the Roman Catholic Archbishop about concerns over salary.

Letter marked 'Private'.
Termcolonial affairs, administration
parliamentary business, prorogation
ecclesiastical affairs, finance

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA16603Great Britain and Ireland; Colonial Office
NA6094Phipps; Constantine H. (1797-1863); 1st Marquess of Normanby; Ambassador to Paris 1846-1852 created 18381797-1863
NA16640Grant; Thomas (1816-1870); Dr; Roman Catholic bishop of Southwark; Latinist to Vatican Council1816-1870
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA16298Storks; Henry K. (1811-1874); Sir; lieutenant-general; M.P. Ripon 1871-74; knighted 18571811-1874
PL1818/Ionian Islands
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