Document ReferenceOs C 128
TitleLetter from [J.C. Spencer], 3rd Earl Spencer, Wiseton, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 2 Sept. 1844
Date2 September 1844
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionComments on his ill-heath which has kept him from partridge shooting; agrees with Denison that something should be done to give security to yearly tenants and discusses situation concerning leasehold land; refers to Portman's bill in House of Lords in previous session which did not go beyond Select Committee stage; believes Duke of Richmond did not approve it; discusses measures to protect landlords and tenants.
Termsocial news, health
estate business, tenants
parliamentary business, bills
governments, Conservative Government 1841-46

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9676Portman; Edward B. (1799-1888); 1st Viscount Portman; M.P. 1823-33 Baron from 1837 Viscount from 18731799-1888
NA9677Lennox; Charles Gordon- (1791-1860); 5th Duke of Richmond; M.P. 1812-19 succeeded 18191791-1860
NA9667Spencer; John C. (1782-1845); 3rd Earl Spencer; Viscount Althorp leader of Commons 1830-34 succeeded 18341782-1845
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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