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Document ReferenceNe C 10891 pp 53-55
TitleCopy of letter of H. Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Downing Street, [London], to J. Russell, 1st Earl Russell; 19 Aug. 1863
Date19 August 1863
Extent3 pp
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionMentions that he has sent Storks draft speech to Palmerston for comments; explains why he believes the Ionian Islands should not be a party to the treaty deciding their future; discusses the possibility of 'neutralizing' the town and harbour of Corfu; suggests a prorogation of parliament in the Ionian Islands from October to December.
Termparliamentary business, prorogation
parliamentary 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
NA16298Storks; Henry K. (1811-1874); Sir; lieutenant-general; M.P. Ripon 1871-74; knighted 18571811-1874
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
Places
CodeSet
PL1818/Ionian Islands
PL84/Corfu
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