Correspondence of Lord John Russell

Scope and Content

In this series of letters Russell generally states his unavailability to meet with Owen. For his part Owen writes to Russell asking for his support.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, KG, GCMG, PC (18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878), known as Lord John Russell before 1861, was an English Whig and Liberal politician who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in the mid-19th century.

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