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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 155
Letter from E.G Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby], Knowsley, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 20 Jan. 1835
20 January 1835
Declines invitation to see Denison as he is to see Duke of Richmond before parliamentary session in London; discusses his political line taken in Grey's Government; believes there should be intermediate and independent party between Whigs and Tories; believes resignation of himself and colleagues from Government could form nucleus of party.
Marked 'Private' on f 1r.
political parties, Whigs
political parties, Tories
governments, Whig Government 1830-34
governments, Conservative Government 1834-35
political parties, Independents
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Dates of existence
Lennox; Charles Gordon- (1791-1860); 5th Duke of Richmond; M.P. 1812-19 succeeded 1819
Grey; Charles (1764-1845); 2nd Earl Grey
Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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