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United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland : Passport (1857)

On the reserve, it has a visa for France and one from Aachen.
We, George William Frederick, Earl of Clarendon,
Baron Hyde of Hindon, a Peer of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, a Member of Her Britannic Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, etc. etc. etc.

Request and require in the Name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern, to allow

Mr. Smith Harrison (British Subject)
travelling on the Continent, with his Son and Niece

to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford him every assistance and protection of which he may stand in need.

Given at the Foreign Office, London, the 3rd day of June 1857


George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, KG, KP, GCB, PC (12 January 1800 – 27 June 1870) was an English diplomat and statesman from the Villiers family. He twice served as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, as part of a distinguished diplomatic career. He was the leading British representative at the Congress of Paris which ended the Crimean War.

In-office as the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 21 February 1853 until 26 February 1858.

Villiers received the Grand Cross of the Bath in 1838 in acknowledgement of his services, and succeeded, on the death of his uncle, to the title of Earl of Clarendon.