Stanley, Edward Henry, 1826-1893 (15th Earl of Derby, politician and diarist)
- Existence: 1826 - 1893
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
A seven-page printed address by Alexander Michie and Frederick Dallas Barnes, members of the London Committee representing the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce, 'To the Right Honourable the Earl of Derby, P.C., Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, &c., &c.' [London, c. 1877], regarding the Chefoo Convention, including manuscript cancellations.
A draft of a despatch from Yedo.
He will give £100 to Balfour Memorial Fund
Channel Tunnel proposal brought forward under Beaconsfield when Derby was Foreign Secretary; Derby was in favour; Lord Hertford is wrong in supposing Beaconsfield would have opposed it if Derby had not urged it
A undated fragment of a letter.
A copy of a letter from the Foreign Office to Francis Howard Vyse, 10 December 1866.
A copy of a letter from Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby, Foreign Office, to Parkes, 8 April 1874, 1 bifolio, with a folio containing 'Tables showing how long the Interpreters in China served before obtaining that rank' and a table entitled 'Japan Service. Dates of entry into Service, & of becoming Assistants & of receiving Interpreter's Allowance', undated (1877 or later), and a bifolio, probably used as a folder, labelled in Parkes' hand 'Estimates. Establishment'.
Most of the letters are replies to appeals by Porter for contributions to a memorial to Henry Fawcett and the cost of portraits of the seventh Duke of Devonshire, J.B. Lightfoot and B.F. Westcott; or replies to his invitations to a dinner in honour of recipients of honorary degrees (1883), and the celebration of the six hundredth anniversary of the foundation of Peterhouse (1884); or concern an address of support from members of Senate to the Liberal Unionist leadership (1887).