Elgin, James Bruce, 8th Earl of (18111863)

Elgin, James Bruce, 8th Earl of, statesman and diplomatist, born in London; governor of Jamaica and Canada; negotiated important treaties with China and Japan; rendered opportune assistance at the Indian Mutiny by diverting to the succour of Lord Canning an expedition that was proceeding to China under his command; after holding office as Postmaster-General he became Viceroy of India (1861), where he died; his Journal and Letters are published (18111863).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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