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


4 February 1853



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

pages 96-103
Inventory no.: 4322

Scope and content

The Duke of Newcastle's despatch on the Clergy Reserves. Recent and future reductions in the military force. Military requirement in the event of a war between Great Britain and the United States. Improved tone in the United States concerning Canada and Canadian affairs. Annexation. Lord Elgin's advice on administering Colonial affairs.

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. 910-919.