George Finlay to Alexander Finlay, 21 Jan 1858

Department Archive
Collection George Finlay Papers
Reference No. FIN/GF/B/06/091
Level Sub-item
Dimensions 23 x 27 cm
Dates 21 January 1858
Donor/Creator Finlay, George
Scope and Content George Finlay to Alexander Finlay. Athens, 21 January 1858. George Finlay's further opinions on the rule of the law in India. A 'carbon' copy (unfinished) replying to George Finlay's of 6 January giving George Finlay's further views on administration of justice in India. Powers not based on law will result in civil rebellion, as in the case of the American colonies.
Notes Greece was one of the last European countries to adopt the newer Gregorian calendar. For most of the nineteenth century, the Julian calendar was 12 days behind the Gregorian. British correspondents in the Finlay Collection tend to use the newer calendar. Letters with two dates 12 days apart, eg. 24 April / 6 May 1828, refer to both the Julian and Gregorian calendars.