Document ReferenceOs C 214
TitleLetter from W. Stirling[-Maxwell], Keir, Dunblane, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 4 Apr. 1857
Date4 April 1857
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to unfair political attack on him in connection with elections; is sending Denison newspaper cutting; refers to Campbell's election speech at Inverness as 'the maddest piece of oratory I have read for long'; comments on Mr Merry's public meeting; states that he has added to his herd of shorthorns; refers to tough election prospects at Lanark and refers to candidacy of Mr Cochrane [Cochrane-Wishart-Baillie].
Termelections, speeches
animals, cattle
meetings, public
elections, Inverness 1857
elections, Falkirk 1857
elections, Lanark 1857

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9793Campbell; Alexander (1814-1869); Mr; M.P.1814-1869
NA9794Merry; James (1805-1877); Mr; M.P. Falkirk 1857-741805-1877
NA9795Baillie; Alexander D. Cochrane-Wishart- (1816-1890); 1st Baron Lamington; M.P. created 18801816-1890
NA9796Matheson; Alexander (1805-1886); 1st Baronet; M.P. Inverness 1847-68 Ross 1868-84; created Baronet Matheson of Lochalsh 18821805-1886
NA9568Maxwell; William Stirling- (1818-1878); 9th Baronet; M.P. historical writer and agriculturist succeeded 18651818-1878
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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