Document ReferenceOs C 348
TitleDraft copy of letter from J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire, to [H.P.F. Pelham Clinton], Earl of Lincoln; 9 Feb. 1846
Date9 February 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has put off journey to London as result of his letter; refers to Lord Lincoln's re-election and question of corn laws; states that he was intending to give full support but his new position as Irish Secretary alters matters; refers to his strong personal opinions on Irish policy; asks for Lincoln's policy on Irish Church and for his position in Cabinet; states that he cannot give support to his election if their views differ.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 2v reads 'copy of a letter to Ld Lincoln & notes of a Conversation previous to the Election - 1846'.
Termpatronage, political
Corn Laws
elections, Nottinghamshire 1846
appointments, government
religions, Church of Ireland
governments, Conservative Government 1841-46
Irish affairs, attitudes towards

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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