Document ReferenceNe C 10679/1/1-3
TitleLetter from Lord Dudley Coutts Stuart, to [Henry Pelham-Clinton] 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 15 Apr. 1854
Date15 April 1854
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionSends the thanks of Prince Czartoryski relative to the plans of the British government to provide arms to the Turkish government for the use of the Polish Legion; provides details obtained from Prince Ogartoryski regarding the Polish Legion; reports that Lord Stratford is opposed to this plan; encloses a copy of his letter to Lord Clarendon; reports that there are fears as to the reaction of Prince Napoléon to this plan and as to how the legion will be funded.

Enclosures at Ne C 10679/2/1-2.

Some parts of the text have been lost due to fire damage - possibly in the fire at Clumber in 1879.

Letter marked 'Private'.
Termarmies, Polish Legion
diplomacy, with Poland
diplomacy, between France and Turkey and Poland
wars, Crimean 1853-1856
Physical Descriptionconserved
Conditiondamaged by fire
Related MaterialNe C 10670/1-2 - Ne C 10694/2.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA16520Czartoryski; Adam George (1770-1861); Prince; son of Prince Adam Casimir; head of Polish National Government 18311770-1861
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA9751Napoléon (1822-1891); Prince Napoléon; Bonaparte known as 'Plon-Plon' nephew of Napoléon I1822-1891
NA9483Stuart; Dudley C. (1803-1854); Lord1803-1854
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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