Document ReferenceOs C 127
TitleLetter from T.B. Macaulay, [later 1st Baron Macaulay], London, to J.E. Denison; 15 June 1839
Date15 June 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas regrets over quitting literary plans to return to House of Commons but states that his reception at Edinburgh was overwhelming; sends condolences to Lady William [Bentinck on occasion of Lord William's death] and refers to kindness of Lady Bentinck while in India; discusses political difficulties on education question which will cause problems in next session.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 2v; 'his election and Ld Wm Bentincks death'.
Termelections, Edinburgh 1839
bereavement, expression of
parliamentary business, bills, Education Bill
governments, Whig Government 1835-41

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1105Bentinck; William H. Cavendish- (1774-1839); Lord; 2nd son of 3rd Duke of Portland; Governor-General of India 1827-351774-1839
NA9675Bentinck; Mary (-1843); Lady; Lady William Bentinck; née Acheson; dau. of 1st Earl of Gosford; wife of Lord William Bentinck-1843
NA8884Macaulay; Thomas Babington (1800-1859); 1st Baron Macaulay; cr. 1857; historian; M.P. for Calne 1830, Leeds 1832-1834, Edinburgh 1839-1847 and 1852-1856; scretary of war 1839-1841; member of the Supreme Council of India 1834-18381800-1859
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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