Title:
PP/GC/LE/23 Letter from Sir G.C.Lewis to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning an offer by the Duke of Leeds to commute his share of the Duke of Schomberg's pension, 8 June [1855]
Date:
08/06/1855
Content:
Letter from Sir George Cornewall Lewis, [second Baronet, Chancellor of the Exchequer], Downing Street, [Whitehall, London], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he asks Palmerston to write to the Duke of Leeds stating that "the government are prepared to take his proposition, respecting the redemption of his share of the Duke of Schomberg's pension, into consideration." Leeds' letter is dated from the Clarendon Hotel. Lewis has retained the letter as it will be helpful to see the exact terms of the Duke's proposition when making an offer. 8 Jun [1855] It is noted on the outside of the letter that Lord Palmerston wrote to the Duke of Leeds as proposed and this is the in letter book p. 59.
Extent:
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Subject:
Francis Godolphin D'Arcy Osborne, seventh Duke of Leeds
Meinhard, third Duke of Schomberg, deceased [?]
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