Document ReferenceOs C 322
TitleLetter from [H.G. Grey], 3rd Earl Grey, Colonial Office, Whitehall, London, to J.E. Denison; 17 Nov. 1851
Date17 November 1851
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on discovery of gold in New South Wales; hopes will be advantage but believes will cause crisis; refers to gold nugget found by Dr Kerr; refers to satisfactory accounts of Van Diemen's Land; believes opinions of William T. Denison are improving; comments that convict measures are succeeding despite anti-transportation league and its supporters amongst 'respectable settlers'.
Termpunishments, transportation
political movements, Anti-Transportation League
governments, Australian 1851

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL123/Van Diemen's Land
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
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