Document ReferenceOs C 166
TitleLetter from [H.W. Lamb], 2nd Viscount Melbourne, to Rev. E. Denison, [later Bishop of Salisbury], Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire; 7 Mar. 1837
Date7 March 1837
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has submitted his name to King [William IV] for confirmation of appointment as Bishop of Salisbury and has received royal assent; states that his name was not put forward out of friendship to J.E. Denison; comments on Ecclesiastical Commissioners' report on value of See.
Termappointments, clerical
patronage, royal
financial affairs, ecclesiastical

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA6030William IV (1765-1837); King of Great Britain and Ireland; succeeded 18301765-1837
NA6068Lamb; H. William (1779-1848); 2nd Viscount Melbourne; M.P., Home Secretary 1830-4, P.M. 1834 and 1835-411779-1848
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
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