Document ReferenceOs C 353
TitleDraft letter from J.E. Denison, Burlington House, London, to [H.P.F. Pelham Clinton], Earl of Lincoln, [later 5th Duke of Newcastle]; 4 Apr. 1846
Date4 April 1846
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has been occupied with railway committee and is only now answering his letter; comments that he believes Lord Lincoln to be following firm but liberal policy in Ireland and that they are not the views which produced opposition to Melbourne's Government; refers to Maynooth Bill and Irish Colleges Bill; comments that Lincoln's statement is incorrect in respect of its omissions and that his version of events was more accurate; refers to Lord John Russell's report of matter; alludes to 'injurous effects' of report on Lincoln at hustings.

F 3v and f 4r crossed out.
Termgovernments, Conservative Government 1841-46
elections, Nottinghamshire 1846
parliamentary business, bills, Maynooth Bill
parliamentary business, bills, Irish Colleges Bill
Irish affairs, politics
parliamentary business, committees

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6068Lamb; H. William (1779-1848); 2nd Viscount Melbourne; M.P., Home Secretary 1830-4, P.M. 1834 and 1835-411779-1848
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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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