Item #017988 Annotated printed form. Lord Henry Palmerston.
Annotated printed form

Annotated printed form

1858. No Binding. Printed annotated request (2 folds, 19 x 11.5 cm) from the Reporters' Gallery of the House of Commons (from Charles Ross of The Times) for a copy of a "Dispatch present to the House by his Lordship." Palmerston has written on a folded up corner "I have no copy here. It will be delivered at the door or at ____ office this evening. P" The form also has a note in pencil, almost certainly by Ross,, "Written by Lord P on his knee in ths house", and has the date in pencil at the head of the form. Palmerston (1784-1865) served 3 terms as Foreign Secretary, and was Prime minister in 1855-57 and again in 1859-65. He took a leading role in mid century foreign affairs, and in February 1858 (date of this note) he resigned from his first premiership to spend the next 2 years in opposition. Good. Item #017988

Price: $676.88 NZD

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