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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 related to Lord Palmerton during the 1970s, after visiting Palmerston North. Transcription of letter: My dear … Will this do? I think you should write me an official letter upon which I could found a dispatch to Bulwer. yrs [yours] sincerely Palmerston

Identification

Object type
Correspondence
Digitisation ID
2009Pa_PALMERSTON-S1-F1_2885
Title
Letter written by Lord Palmerston
Relation
CA: Palmerston Collection
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England
Date
April 25, 1841

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Palmerston North City Library

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