Document ReferenceOs C 126
TitleLetter from [H.G. Grey], Viscount Howick, [later 3rd Earl Grey], Datchet Lawn, to J.E. Denison; 3 Apr. 1839
Date3 April 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he believes Denison is not opposed to changes in corn laws; discusses possible consequences to present system [of government] unless landed interests support changes; alludes to consequences caused by Reform Bill and Chartists; states that pro-manufacturing interest handled debate badly; comments on argument that corn laws are driving out capital from country; congratulates Denison for clearing his estates of debt; comments on his new villa; believes Radicals will make Ireland an issue in vote on April 15th.
Termbuildings, villas
Corn Laws
parliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1832
political parties, Chartists
political relations
political parties, Radicals
governments, Whig Government 1835-41
parliamentary business, debates

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
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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