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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 214
Letter from W. Stirling[-Maxwell], Keir, Dunblane, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 4 Apr. 1857
4 April 1857
Refers 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].
elections, Inverness 1857
elections, Falkirk 1857
elections, Lanark 1857
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Campbell; Alexander (1814-1869); Mr; M.P.
Merry; James (1805-1877); Mr; M.P. Falkirk 1857-74
Baillie; Alexander D. Cochrane-Wishart- (1816-1890); 1st Baron Lamington; M.P. created 1880
Matheson; Alexander (1805-1886); 1st Baronet; M.P. Inverness 1847-68 Ross 1868-84; created Baronet Matheson of Lochalsh 1882
Maxwell; William Stirling- (1818-1878); 9th Baronet; M.P. historical writer and agriculturist succeeded 1865
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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