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(Untitled), 20 Aug 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/118/8-9

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Typescript transcript of a letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, to Grant Duff [Governor of Madras, India] including: his poor health; the uncertainties of party politics; his support for Duff's views on the "Botanical proposal" [the establishment of a botanical department in Madras]; the departure of [Arthur Collins], the Chief Justice of Madras; the difficulties of raising capital to finance the Indian Midland Railway; the success of negotiations with Russia and a request for his opinion on the amalgamation of the Presidential army.


  • 20 Aug 1885

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Copyright: Crown


2 folio(s)

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