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Private letter from Lord Elgin to the Duke of Newcastle (copy) 


28 January 1853



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

pages 88-95
Inventory no.: 4322

Scope and content

Lord Elgin to unofficially supply the Duke of Newcastle with information respecting Canadian affairs. Clergy Reserves. Lord Elgin refers the Duke of Newcastle to John Ross respecting facts bearing on the question of the Clergy Reserves. Reduction of the military in Canada by successive Secretaries of State. Claim of Canada for Imperial protection and risks to which Canada is exposed.

Textual records
90: Open
35 File number 3
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Finding aid no.

Additional information

Selective transcription by T. Walrond in R977, vol. 37, pp. 898-909.