Document ReferenceOs C 217
TitleLetter from [C.J. Canning], Earl Canning, Calcutta, India, to J.E. Denison; 10 June 1860
Date10 June 1860
Extent16 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to previous package of photographs and describes contents; believes that two of deodara trees [Himalayan cedars] will interest 'John' [Duke of Portland]; informs him that Charlotte Canning is on Indian tour and that she has sent back horses from the Thibet [sic] road; describes her travels in detail as she is following path of Sir Arthur Buller; refers to Denison's discussion of Indian finances; believes Sir Charles Trevelyan's conduct to be 'outrageous' and comments on his recall and state of India's taxation system; comments on Indian administration; informs him that officials are on English salary scales; refers to public works in India; mentions East India Company; has toured Upper Provinces to look at machinery of Government.

Continued on f 12v dated 17 June; states that he has heard from Charlotte again; comments on weather; asks Denison to help pass Wood's bill for 'recasting' the Indian Governor-General and Council.
Termhorticulture, trees
art, photographs
travel, India
salaries and wages
Indian affairs, administration
Indian affairs, taxation
governments, Indian 1860
weather, India
parliamentary business, bills

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1091East India Company
NA1035Scott; William J. Cavendish-Bentinck- (1800-1879); 5th Duke of Portland1800-1879
NA9797Canning; Charlotte (1817-1861); Countess Canning; neƩ Stuart1817-1861
NA990Trevelyan; Charles Edward (1807-1886); 1st Baronet Trevelyan of Wallington; Knighted 1848; cr. baronet 1874; Governor of Madras 1859-18601807-1886
NA211Wood; Charles (1800-1885); 1st Viscount Halifax; Secretary of State for India 1859-66 created Viscount Halifax 18661800-1885
NA9798Campbell; Georgiana C.T. (-1872); Lady; wife of Sir E. Campbell-1872
NA8973Metcalfe; Charles T. (1785-1846); 1st Baron Metcalfe1785-1846
NA9799Buller; Arthur W. (1808-1869); Sir; barrister in India1808-1869
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
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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