Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 3/1
Scope and Contents
A folder labelled 'Despatches addressed to Mr Parkes January 22. 1858 to December 6. 1861' containing a table of contents and 19 despatches and related enclosures from James Bruce (Lord Elgin) and Sir Frederick Bruce to Parkes sewn inside, 74 folios (including blanks and cover). The table of contents includes details of the subject matter, as well as remarks.The despatches are as follows:Lord Elgin, H.M.S. 'Furious', 22 January 1858.Sir Frederick Bruce, Hong...
Conditions Governing Access:
From the Fonds:
Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/files/jm_permission_form.pdf. They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.