Title:
PP/GC/PO/524 Letter from Lord Ponsonby to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, stating that nobody will oppose the Porte regarding communications with Mehemet Ali who claims he is delighted at having succeeded by resistance in forcing the Porte to yield to him and he expects to regain his superiority by the rebellion in Candia, 19 May 1841
Date:
19/05/1841
Content:
Letter from John Ponsonby, first Viscount Ponsonby, [British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Constantinople], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he has had a long conference with his colleagues respecting the mode of acting: it seems there has been a misconception of Ponsonby’s proposal. Nobody will oppose anything the Porte may think proper regarding communications to Mehemet Ali. He hears Mehemet Ali is pleased at having succeeded, as he says, by his determined resistance in forcing the Porte to yield to him and that he expects to regain his superiority. 19 May 1841 The docket notes that it was received on 10 June1841. Enclosed is a wrapper.
Extent:
Two papers
License:
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Subject:
Muhammad Ali Pasha, alias Mehemet Ali, Viceroy or ruler of Egypt
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