Document ReferenceDe Wm C 25
TitleLetter from [G.H. Gordon], 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Argyll House, London, to Mrs C. Denison; 8 Mar. 1854
Date8 March 1854
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he would not have intruded at such time [death of her husband Edward] unless she had wished it; comments that he has received her sad letter; states that if he cannot comply with her request [that Walter K. Hamilton should be next Bishop of Salisbury] he still has deep respect [for Edward Denison]; informs her that he will endeavour that his successor [as Bishop] should be like him.

Relates to De Wm C 28.
Termappointments, clerical
patronage, personal
bereavement, expression of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
NA8629Hamilton; Walter K. (1808-1869); Bishop of Salisbury; bishop 1854-691808-1869
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA8626Denison; Clementina (-1894); Mrs; née Baillie-Hamilton 2nd wife of Edward Denison-1894
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