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On Corfu, British officials transfer administration of the Ionian Islands to Greece

Greece, 1857, zoomable map
05/28/1864
Sir Henry Storks, the last British High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands, off the western coast of Greece, turned over all offices to the new Greek provincial commissioner.  Nine days later, with the newly-crowned King of the Hellenes in attendance, formal ceremonies cemented the official return of the islands to Greece. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Adolphus William Ward, George Peabody Gooch, (eds.), The Cambridge History of British Foreign Policy, 1783-1919 (London: Cambriidge University Press, 2012), II: 618. 

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