Document ReferenceOs C 29
TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Government House, Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, to J.E. Denison; 20 Feb. 1852
Date20 February 1852
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments in detail on legislative and committee procedures of new Council session; discusses transportation; refers to imposition of Customs Act and increased tariffs; refers to conflict between government and Legislative Council; current Colonial Secretary to be replaced by Mr Chapman; is sending home pictures of his wife [Caroline] and the children William, Mary and Susan; expresses views on his childrens' characters; has sent gold home for Stephen Denison to sell; comments on gold prospecting; is waiting for information from Colonial Office regarding his next posting.
Termfamily news, Denison family
art, portraiture
appointments, colonial
punishments, transportation
taxation, customs duty
colonies, Van Diemen's Land
parliamentary business, divisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA8690Chapman; Henry S. (1803-1881); Mr; colonial judge1803-1881
NA209Denison; William E. (1843-1916); Captain; son of W.T. Denison1843-1916
NA210Denison; Frank G. (1844-); son of W.T. Denison1844-
NA8694Denison; Mary C. (1839-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1839-
NA8698Breeks; Susan M. (1841-); Mrs; daughter of W.T. Denison1841-
NA8695Denison; Lucy E. (1846-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1846-
NA8705Denison; Henry P. (1848-1940); Rev.; son of W.T. Denison1848-1940
NA8696Denison; Caroline E. (1850-); Miss; daughter of W.T. Denison1850-
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
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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