PP/GC/PO/208 Letter from Lord Ponsonby to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning the Turkish fleet sailing to the White Sea to deal with the situation in Syria and thier request to thee Admiral of the British fleet for help, the settlement of the problem of Tahir Pasha mistreating Greeks and the trade treaty between Turkey and Greece, 29 July 1834
Letter from John Ponsonby, second Baron Ponsonby, later first Viscount Ponsonby, British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople, to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he writes in haste to tell Palmerston that the Turkish fleet have set sail for the White Sea because of events in Syria and have asked for admiral Rowley to give their fleet attention. Ponsonby has passed this request on. The problems with Greece over money and Tahir Pasha's ill-treatment have been settled. Zogrepphos is to meet with the Grand Vizier and negotiations for a treaty of commerce between Turkey and Greece are to start at once. 29 Jul 1834 This letter is marked: "Private".
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Ottoman Empire, Sublime Porte, Turkey: navy, fleet
Akif Muhammad Effendi, alias Akiff Mehmed Pasha, Reis Effendi or Turkish Minister for Foreign Affairs
Vice Admiral Sir Josias Rowley, Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean fleet
William IV, King of England
Syria: uprising, revolt
Ibrahim Pasha, son of Muhammad Ali Pasha, alias Mehemet Ali, Viceroy or ruler of Egypt
Muhammad Ali Pasha, alias Mehemet Ali, Viceroy or ruler of Egypt
Greek independence, loan, debts, indemnity, commerce, trade, export, import
Tahir Pasha, Kapudan Pasha or Grand Admiral
Constantine Zograppho or Zograpphos, Greek envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary at Constantinople, former Greek Minister for War
Rauf Mehmed Emin Pasha, Turkish Grand Vizier
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