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ILLUSTRATIONS IN SECOND VOLUME.
PORTRAIT OF SIR STAFFORD H. NORTHCOTE, BART.,
(From the Picture by Edwin Long, R.A.)
VIEW OF PYNES, FAMILY SEAT OF THE EARL OF
IDDESLEIGH, . . . . . Page 296
LIFE OF THE EARL OF IDDESLEIGH,
THE ALABAMA CLAIMS AND THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON.
ASKED TO JOIN THE COMMISSION IN WASHINGTON-PURPOSE OF
COMMISSION-AMERICAN POLITICAL MOTIVES CONJECTURED-
On Monday, 13th February 1871, Lord John Manners met Sir Stafford as he was leaving the House of Commons, and told him that he was being looked for in the lobby by Lord Granville. Sir Stafford went back, and was asked whether he would join the Commission which had already