Document ReferenceOs C 25
TitleLetter from E.G. Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby], Lathom House, Ormskirk, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 20 Dec. 1825
Date20 December 1825
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests information from Denison on specified Oxford colleges with regard to his brother [Henry]'s prospects; refers to his 'country squiring' activities at Lathom including shooting and work on plantations; is editing his journals and advises Denison to do likewise; has heard from Bridgeman Simpson that Denison is 'a most determined politician'; comments on upcoming parliamentary session which he believes will contain agitation over Catholic Question rather than Corn Laws; refers to lack of anti-Catholic agitation in Lancashire; expects to meet Denison on Emigration Committee although he has not yet heard from Wilmot Horton; discusses state of Canada; refers to birth of child to his sister Mrs Penrhyn.
Termestate business, Lathom estate
Canadian affairs, politics
universities, Oxford
religious affairs, anti-Catholicism
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
parliamentary business, committees, Emigration Committee 1825
governments, Liverpool Ministry 1812-27

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9441Horton; Robert J.W. (1784-1841); 3rd Baronet1784-1841
NA6474Labouchere; Henry (1798-1869); 1st Baron Taunton; statesman1798-1869
NA9464Penrhyn; Charlotte E. (-1853); Lady; née Stanley sister of 14th Earl of Derby-1853
NA9463Stanley; Henry T. (1803-1875); Mr; M.P. 1832-37 son of 13th Earl of Derby1803-1875
NA9177Simpson; Henry Bridgeman (1795-1873); Mr; sheriff of Nottingham 18551795-1873
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
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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