Document ReferenceNe C 10131/1-2
TitleLetter from Sir Charles Wood [later 1st Viscount Halifax of Monk Bretton], to [Henry Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 21 Mar. 1853
Date21 March 1853
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a letter [not present] from an unnamed writer regarding a medal; says that Lord [1st Viscount] Hardinge is in 'favour of floating? the medal'; believes that 'we may do it' if the opinion of the [10th Earl of] Dalhousie concurs with that of Hardinge; refers briefly to the 'Canada Cle? Reserves'.

Ne C 10131/1 is the wrapper.

Some parts of the text have been lost due to fire damage - possibly in the fire at Clumber in 1879.
Termhonours and decorations, medals, unspecified
armies, British (Canadian?), reserves
Physical Descriptionconserved
Conditiondamaged by fire

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10153Hardinge; Henry (1785-1856); 1st Viscount Hardinge; Field Marshall and M.P.; Secretary of War 1840-1844; Governor-General of India 1844-1848; cr. viscount 18461785-1856
NA9789Ramsay; James A.B. (1812-1860); Marquess of Dalhousie; governor-general of India 1847-18561812-1860
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
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