Herbert, Henry Howard Molyneux, 1831-1890 (4th Earl of Carnarvon)
Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert (1831-90), 4th Earl of Carnarvon; statesman
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
From Henry Howard Molyneux, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Colonial Secretary, 16 Bruton Street, 6 June 1880
Encloses proof of evidence given by Cambridge to the Commission on Colonial Defence, of which Carnarvon was chairman; 'I am glad to say that the evidence from the two great colonies of Victoria and New South Wales is likely to turn out very satisfactory'.
From Henry Howard Molyneux, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Colonial Secretary, 66 Grosvenor Street, 3 Mar. 1867
Has resigned [as Colonial Secretary] over 'this fatal question of [parliamentary] reform'; the Malta governorship is still unfilled.
They both regret Sir H[enry] Storks's retirement [as Governor of Malta], 'I agree with your Royal Highness that there are advantages in combining the political and military powers in the same person where it is found profitable to do so'.