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Item BLT 2/11 - Letter from Foreign Office to Thomas Blaikie

Part of Thomas Blaikie collection

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GB235 BLT/BLT 2/BLT 2/11


Letter from Foreign Office to Thomas Blaikie


  • 1825-08-17 (Creation)

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Handwritten letter on two sides of a folded sheet of paper.

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Foreign Office

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Letter from Foreign Office on behalf of Secretary Canning responding to Thomas Blaikie’s request for intervention on his claim.

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Open for consultation on appointment with the archivist.

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Permission for reproduction required from RBGE.

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  • English

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Fragile, requiring careful handling.

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