Document ReferenceOs C 16
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, Pontesbury, Shropshire, to J.E Denison; 17 Aug. 1825
Date17 August 1825
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to preparations for Denison's visit to Pontesbury and informs him of travel arrangeements; refers to giving sermon in front of his Bishop; hopes that William [Denison] will be able to visit; refers to Speaker's [Charles Manners-Sutton] 'disengagement' from Cambridge and believes he has been neglected by his patron; discusses college politics and states that his informants Bayley believed his succession would be matter of certainty; hopes to discuss with Denison two Washingtons 'Irving and the President'; informs him of appointment of new gamekeeper.
Termappointments, estate
patronage, personal
social visits
sports, shooting
politics, university

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9013Sutton; Charles Manners- (1780-1845); 1st Viscount Canterbury; Speaker of the House of Commons 1817-35 brother-in-law of J.E. Denison1780-1845
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA9442Bayley; Henry V. (1777-1844); Dr; divine1777-1844
NA9443Washington; George (1732-1799); Mr; 1st President of United States1732-1799
NA9444Irving; Washington (1783-1859); Mr; American author and essayist1783-1859
NA9017Drury; Charles (-1869); Rev.; tutor of J.E. Denison; Rector of Pontesbury 1824-1869
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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