PP/GC/CA/211 Letter from Sir S.Canning to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning his lack of information on Cervi and Sapientza, unrest in the pashaliks of Baghdad and Bosnia, and the occupation of Salimaneh by the Sultan's army, 25 April 1850
Letter from Sir Stratford Canning, [British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at] Constantinople, to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he is still waiting for information on [the British claim for] Cervi and Sapienza. Although there is insurgency in the pashaliks of Bosnia and Baghdad, it is not yet cause for serious alarm. The Sultan's troops have entered and occupied Sulimanieh. 25 Apr 1850 The letter is marked: "Private".
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Sir Stratford Canning, later first Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople
Abdul Mejid, alias Abd al-Majid, Ottoman Sultan
Mufti Hafiz Pasha, governor of Bosnia
Mufti Abdi Pasha, governor of Baghdad
British empiricism, territorial claims
Sulimanieh, alias Sulaimaniya or Suleimanieh, Persia
Persia: border dispute with Turkey, border commissioners
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