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Letter from 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, 5 June 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9271/3/1

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New South Wales: Sir William Manning's intervention, saving Prince from intended second shot, was accidental; Mr. Vial, Sydney's leading coach maker, saved the Prince; suggests Queen should write thanks; prospect of hastening electoral registration to get an autumn sitting of Parliament; has heard of threatened Fenian raid in Canada, Monck fully prepared for it; Canadian Parliament voted to reduce Governor-General's salary; Cabinet meeting to consider Ecclesiastical Titles and Ritual Commission


  • Creation: 5 June 1868


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