PP/GC/CA/176 Letter from Sir S.Canning to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning his joint stand with his French colleague on the question of Turkish relations with Russia, 26 August 1848
Letter from Sir Stratford Canning, [British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople], Therapia, [Turkey], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he is able to say in this private letter that the French minister to Constantinople will support Canning in "steadying the Porte's conduct in its complex relations with Russia and the principalities". 26 Aug 1848 The letter is marked: "Private" and is docketed: "Readiness of French minister to co-operate with Sir S.Canning in his advice to the Porte respecting Russia and the principalities." Enclosed is a note written by Palmerston: "Put copy on record. P. 23/9/48." 23 Sep 1848
Two papers, with holes punched in Canning's letter for disinfection
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Sir Stratford Canning, later first Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople
Turkey; Ottoman empire; Sublime Porte
General Jacques Aupick, French ambassador at Constantinople
Abdul Mejid, alias Abd al-Majid, Ottoman Sultan
Wallachia, Romania, Hungary; revolution
Russia: relations with Ottoman empire; Wallachian revolution
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