Document ReferenceOs C 152
TitleLetter from H. Labouchere, [later 1st Baron Taunton], to J.E. Denison; 14 Nov. 1834
Date14 November 1834
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to death of Lord Spencer which is great loss to Whigs; believes J[ohn] Russell will lead House of Commons and [Spring-] Rice will go to Exchequer; does not believe administration will last; refers to Denison's account of county matters; discusses Swing letters in Somerset and advises caution in Poor Law reforms; comments on Denison's position in Durham in relation to Lambton.

Autograph note by Denison on f 2v reads 'Death of Ld Spencer removing Ld Althorp from the H. of Commons'.
Termpolitical parties, Whigs
civil disorder, Swing riots 1834
Poor Law
governments, Whig Government 1830-34

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9714Spencer; George J. (1758-1834); 2nd Earl Spencer; M.P. home secretary 1806-71758-1834
NA9667Spencer; John C. (1782-1845); 3rd Earl Spencer; Viscount Althorp leader of Commons 1830-34 succeeded 18341782-1845
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA9668Rice; Thomas Spring (1790-1866); 1st Baron Monteagle; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1835-391790-1866
NA7321Lambton; John G. (1792-1840); 1st Earl of Durham; politician and diplomat1792-1840
NA6474Labouchere; Henry (1798-1869); 1st Baron Taunton; statesman1798-1869
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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