Document ReferenceOs C 173
TitleLetter from [G. Gordon], 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Foreign Office, London, to J.E. Denison; 13 May 1842
Date13 May 1842
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReturns [Daniel] Webster's letter to Dension; states that Lord Ashburton is impressed with Webster's desire for peace and supports sentiments of conciliation.

[Concerns Webster-Ashburton treaty to define Canadian border].
TermNorth American affairs, politics
treaties, Webster-Ashburton treaty 1842
foreign policy
diplomacy, with Canada
diplomacy, with U.S.A.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9690Webster; Daniel (1782-1852); Mr; American statesman1782-1852
NA9724Baring; Alexander (1774-1848); 1st Baron Ashburton; 1st Baron Ashburton of 2nd Creation; cr. 18351774-1848
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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