|Document Reference||De Wm C 60|
|Title||Letter from [H.P.F. Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Downing Street, London, to Sir W.T. Denison; 3 July 1854|
|Date||3 July 1854|
|Content Description||States that the newspapers will explain his reasons for leaving Colonial Office; informs him that he has recommended Denison for Governorship of New South Wales to which Queen [Victoria] has agreed; states that he is motivated by public not personal considerations; informs him that he is aware he still faces opposition after problems over transportation; believes he will overcome this and benefit colony; has passed on his letter to his successor Sir George Grey.|
Marked 'Private' on f 1r.
Autograph note on f 2v reads 'Duke of Newcastle 3 July 54'.
|government departments, Colonial Office|
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|Code||PersonName||Dates of existence|
|NA985||Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India||1819-1901|
|NA8692||Fitzroy; Charles A. (1796-1858); Sir; governor of New South Wales 1846-50||1796-1858|
|NA6685||Grey; George (1799-1882); 2nd Baronet; statesman||1799-1882|
|NA945||Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 1851||1811-1864|
|NA207||Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 1846||1804-1871|
|PL122||/New South Wales/Australia|