Autograph of William Meredyth Somerville, Baron Athlumney, on sheet with postal address of R.W. Grey Esq M.P., Downing Street,
|Main Creator:||Athlumney, William Meredyth Somerville, Baron, 1802-1873|
R.W. Grey lived at 10 Downing Street, London, when it was vacant for three years from 1835-1838 during the Ministry of Viscount Melbourne.
William Meredyth Somerville was appointed chief secretary for Ireland in July 1847 and during his term of office he had to deal with the Irish famine and the Young Ireland movement. He was appointed to the Irish poor-law commission in 1847.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
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