Document ReferenceOs C 213
TitleLetter from E. Everett, Boston, U.S.A., to J.E. Denison; 13 Dec. 1856
Date13 December 1856
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionThanks Denison for sending him report in Royal Agricultural Society Journal; refers to changes in relationship between France and England since he entered office; informs him that he cannot accept invitation to visit England due to his wife [Charlotte]'s invalidity although he wishes to do so; believes British press to be too involved in American politics; comments on extremes of political opinion in America; refers to supporters of Fillmore, Buchanan and Fremont in American elections; refers to Edinburgh Review article concerning views of Northern extremists; states that he believes Union is in danger; discusses debate over cost of [Hiram] Powers' statue 'America'; refers to giving speech at Mr Peabody's dinner.
TermAmerican affairs, politics
diplomacy, with France
press, attitudes towards
wars, American Civil War 1861-5
art, sculpture
patronage, artistic
social occasions, dinners

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9790Fillmore; Millard (1800-1874); Mr; President of U.S.A. 1850-531800-1874
NA7467Buchanan; James (1791-1868); Mr; 15th President of the U.S.A. 1857-18611791-1868
NA9791Fremont; John C. (1813-1890); Mr; Republican politician1813-1890
NA9740Powers; Hiram (1805-1873); Mr; American sculptor1805-1873
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9792Peabody; George (1795-1869); Mr; American philanthropist1795-1869
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
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