Title:
PP/GC/CA/306 Copy of a letter from Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, to Sir S.Canning, concerning the appropriate welcome for a Persian envoy to London, 1 June 1851: contemporary copy
Date:
01/06/1851
Content:
Copy, in the hand of a secretary, of a letter from Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, Carlton Gardens, London, to Sir Stratford Canning, British ambassador extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary at Constantinople: he thanks Canning for his letter of 5 May [1851] concerning the reception of the Persian envoy. The British government is indifferent whether Persia sends an envoy or not. George IV had the garrison of London turned out to welcome a Persian ambassador. "We shall not even muster a police * man * patrol to greet the arrival of this envoy."<P> 1 Jun 1851: contemporary copy <P>
Extent:
One paper
License:
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Subject:
Sir Stratford Canning, later first Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, British ambassador extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary at Constantinople
Diplomatic appointments, diplomatic relations, protocol
Skefiah Khan, Persian ambassador extraordinary at London
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