Document ReferenceOs C 178
TitleLetter from E. Everett, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A, to J.E. Denison; 9 Nov. 1853
Date9 November 1853
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on arrival of post by steamer; refers to the Denison's meeting [Hiram] Powers in Florence and praises his work and character; hopes Powers will take [statue] 'America' to England and comments that he hopes to persuade Congress to buy his work; comments on Lord Ellesmere's commission for Powers to make statue for him for Bridgewater House; asks Denison or Lady Charlotte to help resolve misunderstanding over delay in commission; refers to copy of letter sent to Lord John Russell; has continued correspondance with Russell on Cuban question and refers to Russell's dispatches to [John] Crampton; comments on health and whereabouts of family members.
Termart, statues
postal service
art, sculpture
patronage, artistic
foreign policy
parliamentary business, debates, Cuban Question 1853

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9740Powers; Hiram (1805-1873); Mr; American sculptor1805-1873
NA9447Egerton; Francis (1800-1857); 1st Earl of Ellesmere; also F. Leveson-Gower M.P.1800-1857
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA9741Everett; Charlotte G. (fl 1822-1861); Mrs; née Brooks wife of Edward Everettfl 1822-1861
NA9684Everett; Edward (1794-1865); Mr; American statesman and scholar1794-1865
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA6206Crampton; John Fiennes Twisleton (1805-1886); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1858; British Diplomatic Service1805-1886
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