Title:
PP/GC/ME/303 Letter from William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, about a steam vessel for the Grand Duke, 27 May 1839
Date:
27/05/1839
Content:
Letter from William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne, to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: the objection to giving the Grand Cross of the Bath are that it has not been done for others and that it may create similar expectations in the future. On the whole, however, Palmerston is inclined to think it would be a clear mark of gratification. Melbourne is unaware what the Queen’s feelings are. Melbourne asks what they are to do about the letter from Minto. A steam vessel for the Grand Duke. 27 May 1839 Enclosure: GC/ME/303/enc.1 Letter from Lord Minto, Admiralty, to William Lamb, second Viscount Melbourne: the two steam yachts are under orders to take the Grand Duke of Russia over to Rotterdam. As the Duke intends to sail on 31, Lamb asks if it would be possible to have one of the yachts at Ostende on 1 June for the Duke of Saxe-Coburg, 27 May 1839
Extent:
Two papers
License:
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