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12 July 1850



Place of creation


pages 1803-1810
Inventory no.: 5102

Scope and content

Comments at length on disadvantages under which colonial governors labour, compares his case with that of Lord Clarendon, the colony with Belgium; notes how the political condition enhances the difficulty of governing the colony, yet the benefits of not being mixed up with English policies. Describes celebrations of 12 July by the Orangemen and remarks on family estate matters.

Textual records
90: Open
21 File number 5
90: Open

Finding aid no.

Additional information

A transcript of this letter, done by Theodore Walrond, can be found in: volume 21, pages 1798-1799.