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DUFF— DUFPBRIN.

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Dual Control, however, condemned, not by Eng- y events and the judg- Europe, and its final ice left M. Duderc in le of hopeless protest, f his mimstry was pre- y the manifesto which poleon issued about the

January, 1883. The promptly arrested as an the Bepublic, and the he legislature found ez- a Bill for expelling from y all pretenders to the 'ranee. At the end of a ministry of M. Duclerc ^h sheer weakness, and ded by that of M. Fal- h released Prince Napo- ed for a fortnight, and >eared, to make room for y of M. Ferry. 'he Biqht Hon. Mount- Blphinstonb G&ant, •f the late James Cuning- it Duff, Esq., of Eden, lire (formerly Resident , and author of " The

the Mahrattas"), by »rine, only child of the rhitelaw Ainslie, M.D. n in 1829, and educated gh, and at Balliol Col- d, where he graduated >0, and proceeded M.A. le was called to the bar r Temple in 1854, having certificate of honour and hip in the preceding entered the House of Q D^c., 1857, as member in district of burghs, and \d to represent that con- in the Liberal interest, ^1. He was appointed etary of State for India 968, and he held that le downfall of Mr. Glad- inistration in Feb., 1874. kation of Mr. Gladstone's inistration in May, 1880, ointed Under-Secretary the Colonies, and sworn ry Council. This office

he resigned, together with his seat in Parliunentj in July, 1881^ on being appointed Gk>vemor of Madras in the place of the late Mr. William Patrick Adam. Mr. Grant Duff was Lord Bector of the University of Aberdeen from 1866 to 1872. He is the author of " Studies in European PoUtics;" "Elgin Speeches ; '^ " A Political Survey ; " aiid other works. He married, in 1859, Anna Jidia, only child of Mr. Edward Webster, of Ealing, Middlesex.

DUFFEEIN (Eabl oi^. The Bight Hon. Fbedesick Temple Blackwood, K.P., G.C.B., G.C.M.G., is the only son of Price, fourth Baron Dufferin, by Helen Selina, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Sheridan, Esq. (she re- married in 1862 the Earl of Giflford, and die<l in 1867). From Eton School his lordship was sent to Christ Xhurch, Oxford, but he left the UWversity without taking a degree . He succeeded to his father's title July 21, 1841, while still in his minority; and for some years he was a lord-in- waiting on the Queen under Lord John Bussell's first administration, and again in 185 j^ 58. Accompanied by a friend he went from Oxford to Ireland at the time of the famine in 1846-47, and on his return published an account of his experiences under the title of "Narrative of a Journey from Oxford to Skibbereen, during the year of the Irish Famine." In Feb., 1855, he was specially attached to the mission undertaken by Lord John Bussell to Vienna. In 1859 he made a yacht voyage to Iceland, a weU- known narrative of which expedi- tion he published in the following year imder the title of "Letters from High Latitudes." He was sent to the East by Lord Palmer- ston in 1860 as British Commis- sioner in Syria, for the purpose of prosecuting inquiries into the mas- sacre of the Christians Uiere, in which capacity he acted with great firmness. For his services on that occasion he was nominated on his