PP/GC/PO/455 Letter from Lord Ponsonby to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, concerning affairs in Syria and intrigues against Reschid Pasha, 15 October 1840
Letter from John Ponsonby, first Viscount Ponsonby, [British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he sends another account of affairs in Syria and a letter from the editor of LA REFORME. Ponsonby has just learned of intrigues against Reschid Pasha. He asks Palmerston to make Chehib write to his government to show the Sultan that his power has been due to the conduct of the Ottoman ministers. Those around the Sultan speak in flattering terms and take all credit away from Reschid. 15 Oct 1840 Enclosed is a letter, in French, from A.Edwards, editor of LA REFORME, to John Ponsonby, first Viscount Ponsonby, concerning affairs in Turkey, 12 Oct 1840
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Reschid Mustapha Pasha, alias Reschid Mustafa Pasha, or Reschid Bey, Reis Effendi, governor of Candia
Newspapers; press
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