Document ReferenceOs C 294
TitleLetter from Sir W.T. Denison, Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, to J.E. Denison, Thirlestane Castle, Lauderdale, Berwickshire; 13 May 1849
Date13 May 1849
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has heard from Stephen Denison; refers to appeal by Judge Montagu to Privy Council and that Denison has given money to defend case; refers to example of Sir George Gipps and John Willis and comments on financial cost; believes it to have been Council decision to remove Montagu; states that he does not want to be scapegoat for following Act; refers to fall in wool prices; states that next Council session will put forward public works; states that he wishes to adopt upper and lower house government system; refers to letter from George Denison on education and religion; has sent Denison plant seeds that he has collected.
governments, Van Diemen's Land 1849
colonies, Van Diemen's Land
trade, wool
parliamentary business, bills
parliamentary business, acts, Elections Act
legal cases, Algernon Montagu
government departments, Privy Council

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA9762Gipps; George (1791-1847); Sir; Governor New South Wales 1838-461791-1847
NA9878Willis; John W. (1793-1877); Mr; Justice of King's Bench1793-1877
NA1017Denison; George A. (1805-1896); Rev.; archdeacon of Taunton 1851 brother of J.E. Denison1805-1896
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9876Montagu; Algernon S. (1802-1880); Mr; Puisne Judge of Supreme Court Van Diemen's Land 18471802-1880
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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