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  • The university of Oxford conferred on him the honorary degree of D.C.L.; and in the following year he was sworn of the privy council, and took a prominent part in the reception given to the duke of Wellington and the allied sovereigns.
  • He entered the English army, and in 1811, as aide-de-camp to the duke of Wellington, took part in several campaigns of the Peninsula War.
  • In a word, the whale was seized and sold, and his Grace the Duke of Wellington received the money.
  • Mail was delivered to Palmerston North on December 24 including airmail from Wellington and from Gisborne.
  • On 5 July Wellington was appointed ambassador at Paris - a strange choice.

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