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Document ReferenceNe C 10890/1 pp 226-228
TitleCopy of letter of H. Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Clumber [Park], [Nottinghamshire], to [H.J. Temple] 3rd Viscount Palmerston; 9 Dec. 1862
Date9 December 1862
Extent3 pp
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionDiscusses whether or not Corfu should be ceded to Greece as well as the Ionian Islands; expresses concern that Corfu could be seized by France or Russia; insists that all fortifications should be dismantled before the island is handed over.
Termparliamentary business, cession of Ionian Islands to Greece
colonial affairs, cession of Ionian Islands to Greece
colonial affairs, defence

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA16603Great Britain and Ireland; Colonial Office
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
Places
CodeSet
PL84/Corfu
PL1818/Ionian Islands
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