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[The Stopford papers: 1840].

[The Stopford papers: 1840].
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An extensive selection of correspondence between British ministers, diplomats, and military and naval officers. Includes correspondence between Robert Stopford and his Royal Navy subordinates, as well as several lists detailing the naval and military forces of all nationalities involved in the Syrian War. There is some correspondence with Ottoman and Egyptian officials and commanders, including a French language letter from Ibrāhīm Pasha to his father Muḥammad ʻAlī Bāshā, Governor of Egypt. Regarding the actual hostilities, there is a nine-page narration of the Battle of Nezib (Nizip) between the Turkish and Egyptian forces on 24th June 1839. There is also a French language account of the capture of Acre, dated 15 November 1840. The letter from Captain Horatio Austin to Stopford, dated 1st October 1840, includes a chart of the Levant coast with notes of proceedings. The letter from Captain William Waldegrave to Stopford, dated 13th October 1840, includes an outline plan of the port of St. Jean d'Acre. Regarding the diplomatic background to the conflict, there is a printed French language copy of the 15 July 1840 Convention for the Pacification of the Levant, agreed between Britain, Austria, Prussia, Russia and the Ottoman Empire (better known as The Convention of London of 1840). This is preceded by a printed French language Memorandum addressed to the French ambassador in London together with an Acte Separe and a Protocole (Pages 525 – 542).

  • Author(s):
    Robert Stopford, 1768-1847; Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865; Kalid Pasha; Smith, Charles, Sir; John Loudon; Charles Napier, 1786-1860; Ponsonby, John Ponsonby, Viscount, 1770?-1855; George Lloyd Hodges, 1790-1862; John Backhouse, 1783-1845; Horatio Thomas Austin, 1801-1865; M. Larking; Edward Thomas Michell, 1787-1841; Boughos Bey; John Misk; Fanshawe, Captain; Codrington, Edward, Sir, 1770-1851; Charlotte, Princess; Stewart, Houston, Sir, 1791-1875; O'Farrall, R.M., Esq., M.P.; Lyons, Edmund, Baron, 1790-1858; Douglas, Howard, Sir, 1776-1861; Elias, E.M., Governor; Catzetlis, Vice Consul at Tripoli; Chalet Pasha; Waldegrave, William, Captain; Meloiser, M. des, Consul of France in Beyrout; Collier, Captain; Archbishop at Filippi; Ibrāhīm, Pasha, 1789-1848; Williams, Woodford John, Captain; Baldwin Wake Walker, 1806-1876; Dalling and Bulwer, Henry Lytton Bulwer, Baron, 1801-1872; R.G. Dinham; Melbourne, Frederick James Lamb, Viscount, 1782-1853; Murray, Alexander, Lieutenant; Jockmas, General; C.M. Hays; Richard Wood; Charles Adams; Louis, John, Sir, 1785-1863; Glinn, mate on HMS Bellisher; A. Nugent; Thomas Fellowes, 1778-1853; Nathaniel William Werry, 1782-1855; Mitchell, Captain; Mahmoud Bey, Governor of Beirout; Angley, H.J., Crete, Consul at Caneak; Nephew of Emir Beschir; Pinty, M., in Tripoli; John Bodwell; H. Lytton Buliver; Chief Priest of the Catholic Armenians to Selem Pasha and Ibrahim Pasha; Young, William Tanner, British Consul in Jerusalem
    Robert Stopford, 1768-1847; Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865; Kalid Pasha; Smith, Charles, Sir; John Loudon; Charles Napier, 1786-1860; Ponsonby, John Ponsonby, Viscount, 1770?-1855; George Lloyd Hodges, 1790-1862; John Backhouse, 1783-1845; Horatio Thomas Austin, 1801-1865; M. Larking; Edward Thomas Michell, 1787-1841; Boughos Bey; John Misk; Fanshawe, Captain; Codrington, Edward, Sir, 1770-1851; Charlotte, Princess; Stewart, Houston, Sir, 1791-1875; O'Farrall, R.M., Esq., M.P.; Lyons, Edmund, Baron, 1790-1858; Douglas, Howard, Sir, 1776-1861; Elias, E.M., Governor; Catzetlis, Vice Consul at Tripoli; Chalet Pasha; Waldegrave, William, Captain; Meloiser, M. des, Consul of France in Beyrout; Collier, Captain; Archbishop at Filippi; Ibrāhīm, Pasha, 1789-1848; Williams, Woodford John, Captain; Baldwin Wake Walker, 1806-1876; Dalling and Bulwer, Henry Lytton Bulwer, Baron, 1801-1872; R.G. Dinham; Melbourne, Frederick James Lamb, Viscount, 1782-1853; Murray, Alexander, Lieutenant; Jockmas, General; C.M. Hays; Richard Wood; Charles Adams; Louis, John, Sir, 1785-1863; Glinn, mate on HMS Bellisher; A. Nugent; Thomas Fellowes, 1778-1853; Nathaniel William Werry, 1782-1855; Mitchell, Captain; Mahmoud Bey, Governor of Beirout; Angley, H.J., Crete, Consul at Caneak; Nephew of Emir Beschir; Pinty, M., in Tripoli; John Bodwell; H. Lytton Buliver; Chief Priest of the Catholic Armenians to Selem Pasha and Ibrahim Pasha; Young, William Tanner, British Consul in Jerusalem
  • Date:
    [1840]
  • Place:
    [Place of publication not identified]
  • Keywords:
    War, Victorian Era, Christian Powers, Imperialism, Mediterranean, Middle East, Modern, Levant, Artillery, Sublime Porte, Shipping
  • Language:
    English, French, Italian
  • Content type:
    Single-volume work