Document ReferenceOs C 201
TitleLetter from H. Denison, Llangollen, New South Wales, Australia, to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 12 May 1841
Date12 May 1841
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionConsists of reply to Denison's letters to himself and Alfred Denison; believes cattle from England are being transported along with those of Mr Clive; states that he needs pedigrees of Durham bulls as he hopes to establish reputation as cattle breeder; refers to Australian cattle trade; informs him he has not yet secured purchase of property; compares investment values in colony; states that horse racing is popular but expensive; comments on lack of wheat and need for windmills; refers to end of convict system; expresses views on transportation; refers to Stephen Denison's success in Stowell Fellowship; refers to family news including Henrietta's confinement; informs him he is building sheep shearing sheds and includes sketch on f 4r.
Termpenal system, abolishment of convict system
punishments, transportation
animals, horses
sports, horse racing
economic affairs
financial affairs, investments
animals, cattle
animals, sheep
agriculture, livestock
family news, Denison family

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA216Denison; Alfred R. (1816-1887); brother and private secretary to J.E. Denison1816-1887
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA9007Denison; Louisa M. (-1841); Mrs; née Ker Seymer 1st wife Edward Denison-1841
NA8658Jacob; Henrietta S. (1808-1860); Mrs; née Denison sister of J.E. Denison1808-1860
NA9767Hamilton; Edward W.T. (1809-1898); Mr; Australian landowner1809-1898
NA9768Clive; George (1806-1880); Mr; M.P. 1857-69 and 1874-801806-1880
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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