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Letter from J. Bryce to [Sir William] Agnew

20 Jul [1886]


Letter from J. Bryce to [Sir William] Agnew


20 Jul [1886]

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Letter (20 Jul [1886]) from James Bryce to [Sir William] Agnew written from the Foreign Office expressing that he will try to help Agnew secure "your son's getting the F[oreign] O[ffice] nomination you wish for him." Bryce states that although he is sure "Lord Rosebery will be glad to do anything he can" there are obstacles to his doing so and fears that "the Tories will be in" before any vacancies arise. Bryce also refers to Agnew losing his Parliamentary seat and to the "Irish policy."

Named persons featured:

Bryce, James, 1st Viscount Bryce 1838–1922

Agnew, Sir William, 1st Baronet 1825-1910

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