Document ReferenceOs C 335
TitleLetter from H.W. Greville, Heaton Park, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 2 Oct. n.y. [1846-62]
Date2 October 1846-1862
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has had letter from Alfred Potocki in St Petersburg who requests commission from Denison; comments that Polocki is interested in agriculture and owns race horses; informs him that he wishes to acquire 'finest Scotch deer hounds' and that money is to be paid to John Ashton of Lincolnshire; comments that Ashton should be told that dog is for Mr Robinson, Count Braniski's trainer in Russia; believes Henry Bentinck proposes to sell him one; refers to prints of 'the Duke'.
Termpatronage, social
agricultural improvements
sports, horse racing
animals, dogs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9904Ashton; John (fl 1846-1862); Mr; of Lincolnshire horse dealerfl 1846-1862
NA9818Bentinck; Henry J.W. (1796-1878); Sir; general 18671796-1878
NA7069Greville; Henry W. (1801-1872); Mr; diarist1801-1872
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
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