Document ReferenceOs C 160
TitleLetter from T.E. May, [later 1st Baron Farnborough], Florence, Italy, to J.E. Denison; 18 Oct. 1863
Date18 October 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to leisure pursuits in Switerland and Italian Lakes; has been spending time in churches and art galleries; refers to meeting Sir Robert Peel in France; comments on troops in Milan; has travelled to many Italian cities; is impressed by art and paintings in Florence; states that historical and literary sites are crowded; mentions work of historical and literary figures; has followed political matters in newspapers; comments on death and state of health of named politicians; asks for news from England.
Termtravel, Italy
travel, Switzerland
travel, France
social life, Italy
buildings, churches
art, galleries
culture, Italian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6469Peel; Robert (1822-1895); 3rd Baronet; M.P. and diplomat1822-1895
NA314Disraeli; Benjamin (1804-1881); 1st Earl of Beaconsfield; statesman; created Earl of Beaconsfield 18761804-1881
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6069Brougham; Henry P. (1778-1868); 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Lord Chancellor1778-1868
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9719Ellice; Edward (1781-1863); Mr; 'the Elder' M.P. 1831-631781-1863
NA8940Whately; Richard (1787-1863); Archbishop of Dublin; Archbishop 1831-631787-1863
NA6028Copley; John S. (1772-1863); 1st Baron Lyndhurst; Lord Chancellor1772-1863
NA9720May; Thomas Erskine (1815-1886); 1st Baron Farnborough; constitutional jurist created 18861815-1886
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL9997/Italian Lakes/Italy
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