Document ReferenceOs C 299
TitleLetter from H. Denison, Brighton, Sussex, to J.E. Denison; 11 Mar. n.y. [1846-50]
Date11 March 1846-1850
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he has been discussing transporation with Lord Mahon; believes Mahon lacks knowledge of merits of assignment; refers to colonies including Gibraltar and Bermuda; believes convicts in Australia are better off than free emigrants; contrasts Pentonville punishment to transportation; comments on convict labour.
colonies, Bermuda
colonies, Gibraltar
punishments, transportation
colonial affairs, convicts
penal system, prisons
colonial affairs, labour

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9855Stanhope; Philip H. (1805-1875); 5th Earl Stanhope; styled Viscount Mahon 1816-1855 historian1805-1875
NA8650Denison; Henry (1810-1858); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1810-1858
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
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