PP/GC/CA/260 Copy of a letter from Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, to Sir S.Canning, regarding Canning's return to England and the motion on Portugal passed in the House of Commons, 7 June 1833: contemporary copy
Copy, in the hand of a secretary, of a letter from Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, Foreign Office, Whitehall, London, to Sir Stratford Canning, [British envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary at Madrid], Paris: Palmerston has received Canning's letter of 3 June [1833] and agrees that Canning does not need to stay in Paris and can return to London as soon as possible.<P> The government had an overwhelming majority the previous night on the motion proposed by Colonel Davies [praising the government's policy on Portugal]. "You will see that our victory over the Tories has been completed by an overwhelming majority last night in the House of Commons."<P> 7 Jun 1833: contemporary copy <P> The letter is marked: "Private".<P> Colonel Davies' motion is recorded in HANSARD, third series, vol. ii, pp. 391-6.
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Sir Stratford Canning, later first Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, on a special mission to Madrid
Portugal, Spain: politics
Colonel Thomas Henry Hastings Davies, Member of Parliament for Worcester
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