He strongly upheld in the House of Commons the measures taken, first by Mr. Macpherson and then by Sir Hamar Greenwood, to restore law and order in that country; and definitely refused to interfere in the case of the Lord Mayor of Cork who, sentenced to imprisonment for conducting a rebel organization, went on hunger-strike and eventually succumbed in gaol.
Macpherson, Antiquities of Kertch (London, 1857); Compte rendu de la Commission Imp. Archeologique (St Petersburg); L.
Macpherson, Arculfus' Pilgrimage in the Holy Land, was published by the Pilgrim's Text Society (London, 1889).
5 Macpherson i.
The Tories had for this reason her personal preference, while the Whigs, who included her powerful favourites the Marlboroughs, identified their interests with ' Macpherson i.