Document ReferenceOs C 36
TitleLetter from E. Denison, [later Bishop of Salisbury], Orleans, France, to J.E. Denison, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire; 3 June 1826
Date3 June 1826
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes being kept awake by street seller; states that change in weather means wearing his 'old French trousers'; refers to Voltaire's letter to [Samuel] Estwick [grandfather of Denison] which he thinks should be published in next edition of his works; describes local fair and circus; comments on improvement in his language skills; is able to buy many books as result of cheap French currency; refers to stong French feelings of liberty and equality; refers to land bills passing through parliament and debate on law of entails; refers to debate concerning Catholic Question and discusses current French political situation; refers to Charles Drury's 'disappointments' at Ossington.
culture, French
entertainments, circus
currency, value of
politics, French
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
parliamentary business, bills
entertainments, fairs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9017Drury; Charles (-1869); Rev.; tutor of J.E. Denison; Rector of Pontesbury 1824-1869
NA9502Voltaire; Fran├žois M.A. de (1694-1778); Monsieur; author1694-1778
NA9006Estwick; Samuel (c.1736-1795); Mr; M.P. grandfather of J.E. Denisonc.1736-1795
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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