Document ReferenceOs C 119
TitleLetter from [D. Ryder], Viscount Sandon, [later 2nd Earl of Harrowby], Sandon, Staffordshire, to J.E. Denison; 21 Nov. 1834
Date21 November 1834
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to current state of political affairs between Robert Peel and Duke [of Wellington]; states that he is not against proposed parliamentary dissolution and discusses its pros and cons; alludes to political influence of the King [William IV]; refers to 'great game' between Peel and Wellington and comments on need for alliance of Whigs and Radicals; believes parliamentary reform should protect institutions of Church and State; comments on public meeting at Liverpool and refers to Radical defeat on ammendment.
Termparliamentary business, dissolution
parliamentary business, divisions
political parties, Whigs
political parties, Radicals
parliamentary business, reform
governments, Whig Government 1830-34
governments, Conservative Provisional Government 1834

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA6030William IV (1765-1837); King of Great Britain and Ireland; succeeded 18301765-1837
NA9480Ryder; Dudley (1798-1882); 2nd Earl of Harrowby; styled Viscount Sandon 1809-18471798-1882
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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