The Panmure Papers; Being a Selection from the Correspondence of Fox Maule, Second Baron Panmure, Afterwards Eleventh Earl of Dalhousie Volume 2

The Panmure Papers; Being a Selection from the Correspondence of Fox Maule, Second Baron Panmure, Afterwards Eleventh Earl of Dalhousie Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...& dinner given by the Sultan yesterday. Lord Lyons is gone up to the Crimea in Caradoc, expected down again, and very probably will return in time to let me use that vessel for Smyrna, catching the Algiers at Malta. All is disappearing from hence under General Storks' good management. THE QUEEN TO LORD PANMURE Osborne, July 21, 1856. Distribution of Now that the Queen's Crimean Army has almost entirely Victoria cross. arrive(l jn this country, the Queen wishes to remind Lord Panmure of the 'Victoria Cross '; these distinctions always have the most effect when they are given without delay, but the Queen feels that the selection will be dreadfully difficult, and possibly may cause many more heart-burnings than satisfaction. It can evidently not be given to all those men who have received the Medal for distinguished conduct, for that would be an immense number. Lord Panmure will be so good as to consider all this with the Duke of Cambridge, and then inform her what course it is intended to pursue. LORD PANMURE TO THE QUEEN July 21, 1856. Lord Panmure presents his humble duty to Your Majesty, and has the honour to acquaint Your Majesty that he has, in obedience to Your Majesty's commands, laid before the Cabinet the report and proceedings of the Board of General Officers whom Your Majesty appointed to consider the statements contained in the report of Sir John M'Neill, G.C.B., and Colonel Tulloch, in so far as it affected the conduct of Major-General the Earl of Lucan, K.C.B., Major-General the Earl of Cardigan, K.C.B., Major-General Sir R. Airey, K.C.B., Colonel the Hon. A. Gordon, C.B., and Commissary-General Filder. Your Majesty's servants, after due consideration of the Report of the said report, do not find it necessary to advise...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925459
  • 9781236925459