Document ReferenceOs C 18
TitleCopy of letter from G. Canning, to W.C. Plunket, [later 1st Baron Plunket], Foreign Office, London; 25 Aug. 1825
Date25 September 1825
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on prosperity of country and tranquility of Ireland; refers to Catholic Question and impact of anti-Catholic feeling in English counties; comments on proposed postponement of election of new parliament; believes there will be anti-Catholic agitation in next session; refers to three unsuccessful attempts to pass concessionary bill on Catholic Question through House of Lords; comments on relationship between the Houses; will attempt to get bill passed in new session.

Marked 'Confidential' on f 1r.

Autograph by J.E. Denison.

Relates to covering letter Os C 20.
Termreligious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
parliamentary business, bills
governments, Liverpool Ministry 1812-27
Irish affairs, religion
religious affairs, anti-Catholicism
elections, parliamentary 1825

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9448Jenkinson; Robert Banks (1770-1828); 2nd Earl of Liverpool; succ. 1808; P.M. 1812-18271770-1828
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA9449Plunket; William C. (1764-1854); 1st Baron Plunket1764-1854
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