Andrew Snape Douglas

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Andrew Snape Douglas (6 January 1788 - 1869), a diplomat, was the son of Captain Sir Andrew Snape Douglas and Anne Burgess.

Andrew Snape, the younger, was Secretary to HM Legation at the Court of the Two Sicilies(1), then in September 1824 Secretary to HM Embassy at the Court of The Netherlands.

 He was Charge d'affaires at Palermo from Amherst’s departure in May 1811 until Bentinck’s arrival on 24 July 1811.

He was Secretary of Embassy, September 1824-9 and Minister ad interim, 1824, to the Netherlands.

An Andrew Snape Douglas (d1869) is described as 'Diplomat' in the 
National Register of Archives

Notes:
1.  Andrew Snape Douglas's collection of correspondence, when Secretary of Legation and Charge d'Affairs, 1811-1822, is held in the National Archives.
2.  Comm. 31 Jan. 1809 (F.O. 90/44).
3.  After his previous term as secretary of legation at Palermo, Douglas acted as official civil secretary to Bentinck at Messina, and was not reappointed secretary of legation until July 1813, 1816 and 9 Sept. 1817-8 March 1818, and from a Court's departure shortly after 11 Feb. 1822 until Hamilton’s arrival in April 1822.

 

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•  The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 66 edited by Edmund Burke

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