Document ReferenceOs C 200
TitleLetter from H. Denison, Llangollen, New South Wales, Australia, to J.E. Denison, 6 Upper Grosvenor Street, London; 27 Dec. 1840
Date27 December 1840
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on Government dispatches regarding emigration and discusses issue in relation to prosperity of Australia; discusses specific clauses in report and comments on those concerning labourers; refers to abolition of transportation; has sent Edward Denison newspaper reports on debates concerning proposed governmental division of Australia; comments on land and farming and difficulty of introducing British animal husbandry techniques when labour supply deficient; discusses importation of horses and cattle including Durham bulls; refers to example of Lord Western in sheep breeding and comments on local sheep and wool market; discusses in detail types of cattle sent to colony; comments on return on Denison's investments in stock; refers to news of family members.

Crossed letter on f 1 and f 2.
Termfinancial affairs, investments
markets, wool
agriculture, animal husbandry
animals, horses
animals, cattle
animals, sheep
colonies, Van Diemen's Land
punishments, transportation
governments, Australian 1840
agriculture, crops
family news, Denison family
imports and exports

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
NA9769Western; Charles C. (1767-1844); Baron Western; M.P. and agriculturist created 18331767-1844
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA9767Hamilton; Edward W.T. (1809-1898); Mr; Australian landowner1809-1898
NA7900Denison; Charlotte (-1859); Mrs; née Estwick; wife of John Denison; mother of J. Evelyn Denison-1859
NA9770Wyndham; George (1801-1870); Mr; Australian farmer wine-grower and pastoralist1801-1870
NA8650Denison; Henry (1810-1858); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1810-1858
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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