Letter – John Grey to Sir James Graham – 11 Dec 1832

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Dec 1832
Correspondent: John Grey
Recipient: Sir James Graham
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London Dec 11 1832


	I have the honor to inform you, that I have today, had an interview with Lord Auckland, and have finally agreed to accept the Receivership of the Greenwich Hospital estates, upon the terms on which you were pleased to offer it to me, Subject to such alterations as to <minor> arrangements, as the report of Mr Hooper, after a residence on the spot, may decide the Commissioners to adopt. In the meantime, I shall strictly attend to your injunctions of secrecy, respecting the appointment. 

	I should have been glad to have had the honor of a conversation with you on the subject – but as you are now occupied with your election & I should be glad to be at Alnwick with Lord Howick on Saturday, & must be in the way to vote for Ord & Beaumont and Lambton & Williamson, in the following week, must decline the proposal conveyed in your letter to Lord Auckland, of an interview at Carlisle on Saturday.

	I have the honor to be 

		Sir with great regard

			Your obedient servant

				John Grey

I return Lord Auckland’s letter.

The other <la…..>, his Lordship retained

The Right Hon Sir J. Graham &c

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