Document ReferenceOs C 23
TitleLetter from F. Leveson-Gower [later 1st Earl of Ellesmere], London, to J.E. Denison; 3 Dec. 1825
Date3 December 1825
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that [John] Stockdale is to take over management of Quarterly Review; [John] Murray is to announce publication of new newspaper in next Quarterly which is to 'cleanse the world of falsehood, immorality, indecency, whiggery & all other vices'; is to visit the Harrowbys; refers to case of Stockdale [vs. Hansard] viz prosectution for immorality in printed work; comments on press; refers to Duke of York.
Termlegal cases, publication; Stockdale v Hansard
press, attitudes towards
publications, newspapers
appointments, journalism

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA996Frederick Augustus (1763-1827); Duke of York and Albany; son of George III1763-1827
NA9457Ryder; Dudley (1762-1847); 1st Earl of Harrowby1762-1847
NA9458Ryder; Susan (1772-1838); Countess of Harrowby; née Leveson-Gower wife of 1st Earl1772-1838
NA9459Murray; John (1778-1843); Mr; publisher1778-1843
NA9460Blackwood; William (1776-1834); Mr; publisher1776-1834
NA9461Stockdale; John J. (1770-1847); Mr; publisher1770-1847
NA6634Cooper; Anthony Ashley- (1801-1885); 7th Earl of Shaftesbury; succ. 1851; styled Lord Ashley 1811-511801-1885
NA9462Hervey; George (1803-1838); Major; son of 1st Marquess of Bristol1803-1838
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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