Document ReferenceOs C 154
TitleLetter from Lord G.C.H. Somerset, Grosvenor Square, London, to J.E. Denison; 24 Dec. 1834
Date24 December 1834
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Denison that he has been asked by Sir Robert Peel to offer one of India Board secretaryships [sic] to aid Denison on Indian Affairs Committee; refers to appointment of Mr Praed [to Board of Control]; Lord Ellenborough wishes for one Secretary for Financial Department.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 4v reads 'Ld G. Somerset offering me by Sir R. Peel's desire the Sec. of the Bd. of Control'.
Termpatronage, political
parliamentary business, committees, Indian Affairs Committee
appointments, government
government departments, financial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA9715Praed; Winthrop M. (1802-1839); Mr; M.P. 1830-37 poet1802-1839
NA6666Law; Edward (1790-1871); Earl of Ellenborough; 2nd baron cr. earl 18441790-1871
NA9716Somerset; Granville C.H. (1792-1848); Lord; M.P. 1828-481792-1848
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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