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Assistant Under Secretary 1858-70

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Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 8, Foreign Office Officials 1782-1870. Originally published by University of London, London, 1979.

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Assistant Under Secretary 1858-70

In April 1858, when the Parliamentary Under Secretary was hard pressed by parliamentary business and the Permanent Under Secretary was in poor health, Murray, a Senior Clerk, was appointed to the temporary position of Assistant Under Secretary with a monthly allowance of £80 in addition to his salary. (fn. 1) Murray's appointment was made permanent in October 1858 at a salary of £1,200. (fn. 2) The salary was increased to £1,500 in 1859. (fn. 3)

1858 3 Oct. Murray, J.
1869 3 July Spring Rice, Hon. T. C. W.
1870 10 Aug. Russell, O. W. L.

Footnotes

  • 1. FO 366/675 pp. 17-18.
  • 2. ibid. pp. 36-9, 45-6; order in council 11 Jan. 1859 (FO 366/542 ff. 105-11).
  • 3. FO 366/675 pp. 155-6.