Document ReferenceOs C 188
TitleLetter from W.E. Gladstone, 11 Carlton House Terrace, London, to J.E. Denison; 6 Dec. 1868
Date6 December 1868
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Denison that if Sir George Grey refuses office he will ask Grey or Sir R. Palmer to propose Denison for speakership; has written to Disraeli to ask him to name seconder; informs him that he is sending documents relating to course of business and refers to assistance of Sir Erskine May; recommends Denison communicate with Lord Justice Page Wood; announces proposed members of new Government.

Refers to Os C 187.
Termparliamentary business, speaker
governments, Liberal Government 1868-74
parliamentary business, procedures
appointments, government
patronage, political

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