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Envelope addressed in the handwriting of Lord Palmerston, and signed under the address. Date stamped and with a red one penny stamp. Lord Palmerston (1784-1865), after whom Palmerston North was named, was born Henry John Temple, son of Viscount Palmerston. He served as a British Member of Parliament, in high office and then Prime Minister, almost continuously from 1807 to his death. The donor of the Lord Palmerston collection, F C Holland of England, (who was interested in philately and postal history) donated a number of items relating to Lord Palmerston during the 1970s, after visiting Palmerston North. Transcription of address: The Viscountess Palmerston, Broadlands, Romsey, Hants (Hampshire)

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Object type
Correspondence
Digitisation ID
2009Pa_PALMERSTON-S1-F1_2888
Title
Envelope addressed to Viscountess Palmerston from Lord Palmerston
Relation
CA: Palmerston Collection
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England
Date
September 23, 1859

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Palmerston North City Library

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