Document ReferenceNe C 11036/1
TitleLetter from H.E. Grenfell, India House, London, to [Arthur N. Birch], Colonial Office, London; 27 Jun. 1859
Date27 June 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that the Duke of Newcastle has asked Sir C. Wood how the question of the transfer of Singapore to the colonial office stands; encloses an extract from a despatch from Lord Stanley to the Governor-General of India, indicating the principle on which Lord Stanley thought the transfer should be made; requests that this information be passed to the duke.

Enclosure at Ne C 11036/2.
Termcolonies, Singapore
colonial affairs, transfer of colonies to Colonial Office

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA211Wood; Charles (1800-1885); 1st Viscount Halifax; Secretary of State for India 1859-66 created Viscount Halifax 18661800-1885
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA6135Stanley; Edward J. (1802-1869); 2nd Baron Stanley and 1st Baron Eddisbury; cr. 1st Baron Eddisbury 1848 statesman1802-1869
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
NA16911Grenfell; H.E. (fl 1859); of the India Officefl 1859
NA16912Birch; Arthur N. (fl 1855-1868); private secretary to secretary of state for colonies Jun. 1859fl 1855-1868
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