Title:
PP/GC/PO/207 Letter from Lord Ponsonby to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning the Russian minister telling the Porte to do nothing against Mehemet Ali as England and France would interfere and send large fleets to the Black Sea, 26 July 1834
Date:
26/07/1834
Content:
Letter from John Ponsonby, second Baron Ponsonby, later first Viscount Ponsonby, British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople, [Constantinople], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: the Russian minister has advised the Porte to do nothing against Mehemet Ali as England and France would interfere. Boutenieff said that England would increase their fleet of ten ships in the Black Sea to forty and that the French fleet from Toulon would join them, in such a situation the Russian fleet would have to stay and ina condition of alertness "as if it were not always as ready as they can make it." 26 Jul 1834 This letter is marked: "Private".
Extent:
One paper, punched for disinfection
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Subject:
Ottoman Empire, Sublime Porte, Turkey
Muhammad Ali Pasha, alias Mehemet Ali, Viceroy or ruler of Egypt
Apollinariy Petrovich Buteniev, alias Butenev, Russian ambassador at Constantinople
Toulon: France
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