Assistant Under Secretary 1858-70

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Institute of Historical Research

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J.M. Collinge

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1979

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15

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'Assistant Under Secretary 1858-70 ', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 8: Foreign Office Officials 1782-1870 (1979), pp. 15. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16864 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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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.

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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.