Correspondence of Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

The letters found in this series are from the periods when Lord Palmerston was Foreign Secretary, and later on in his first term as Prime Minister.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry John Temple (20 Oct 1784 – 18 Oct 1865), popularly known as Lord Palmerston, was a British politician who served two terms as Prime Minister, 1855-1858 and 1859-1865.