Editors. "Lord Granville seeks to withdraw forces from Egypt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18866, accessed 13 December 2013.]
British foreign secretary Lord Granville sends a diplomatic circular to the European powers, declaring Britain's desire to withdraw its forces from Egypt as soon as the state of the country permits.