Document ReferenceOs C 229
TitleLetter from [F. Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere, to J.E. Denison; 31 July. 1846
Date31 July 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him of his return from visit to Snowdon and that he is suffering from gout; states that he believes J[ohn] Russell has no other course except joining with Protectionists which may be impossible; supports present arrangements except for Ireland; believes Denison has made Government too sure of situation; sees Russell as best possible minister in crisis; states that Denison objects to constitution of present Government; comments on culture, language and scenery in Wales.
Termmedical conditions, gout
travel, Wales
political parties, Protectionists
governments, Whig Government 1846-52
constitutions, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA9447Egerton; Francis (1800-1857); 1st Earl of Ellesmere; also F. Leveson-Gower M.P.1800-1857
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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