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ILLUSTRATIONS IN SECOND VOLUME.

PORTRAIT OF SIR STAFFORD H. NORTHCOTE, BART.,
AT THE AGE OF Sixty-FIVE, , , Frontispiece.

(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,

CHAPTER XII.

THE ALABAMA CLAIMS AND THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON.

ASKED TO JOIN THE COMMISSION IN WASHINGTON-PURPOSE OF

COMMISSION-AMERICAN POLITICAL MOTIVES CONJECTURED-
SIR STAFFORD TO MR DISRAELI - EARLY MEETINGS OF COM-
MISSION — THE INDIRECT CLAIMS — MISUNDERSTANDING-
SPEECH AT EXETER — LETTERS TO LORD DERBY AND MR
FISH-DIARY OF THE COMMISSION-INTERFERENCE BY HOME
GOVERNMENT—THE TREATY SIGNED—LETTER TO MR DISRAELI
-- SOCIAL AMUSEMENTS, AND TRIPS NEAR WASHINGTON-
POEM TO A LADY — RETURN HOME — FRIENDLY SOCIETIES
COMMISSION -OBJECTIONS TO THE BILL— APPRECIATION OF
IT BY MEMBERS OF SOCIETIES.

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

VOL. II.

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