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Envelope addressed and signed by Lord Palmerston, to Rev. W Emery B D [William], Archdeacon of Ely, Christs College, Cambridge. Subsequently readdressed by another to A Brady Esquire, Maryland Point, Stratford, London. Envelope date stamped, with red one penny stamp and seal of Lord Palmerston. 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.

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Object type
Correspondence
Digitisation ID
2009Pa_PALMERSTON-S1-F1_2886
Title
Envelope addressed and signed by Lord Palmerston
Relation
CA: Palmerston Collection
Held In
Community Archives
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England
Date
March 31, 1865 to April 1, 1865

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Ian Matheson City Archives

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