Document ReferenceOs C 365
TitleCopy of letter from J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire, to Mr Walker; 21 Mar. n.y. [1857]
Date21 March 1857
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWishes Mr Walker to know how his name was put forward as North Nottingham Division candidate; states that Broxtowe electors sent invitation to candidacy; comments that he informed them that he would only leave his present constituency if he felt it to be 'Public Duty'; states that Duke of Portland was informed and agreed with North Notts electors; did not accept initial requisition as seat not declared vacant; states that he advised by Mr Sherbrooke to make decision quickly; refers to Lord Robert Clinton's address; refers to dissolution of Parliament; hopes history of nomination will change Walker's bad opinion.

Copy of letter by J.E. Denison not in his handwriting.
Termelections, candidates
parliamentary business, dissolution
constituencies, resignation of
elections, Nottinghamshire 1857
governments, Palmerston Government 1855-58

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1035Scott; William J. Cavendish-Bentinck- (1800-1879); 5th Duke of Portland1800-1879
NA9967Enfield; William (1801-1873); Mr; Nottingham town clerk 1845-701801-1873
NA950Clinton; Robert R. Pelham- (1820-1867); Lord; son of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; M.P. North Nottinghamshire1820-1867
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA9992Walker; - (fl 1857); Mr; of Nottinghamshirefl 1857
NA18196Sherbrooke; Henry P. (1810-1887); Mr; surname Lowe until 1847; succeeded to estate of Oxton Hall, Nottinghamshire, in 18451810-1887
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