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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 383
Letter from William C. Copperthwaite, Malton, Yorkshire, to J.E. Denison; 8 June 1848
8 June 1848
Encloses notice of borough meeting on parliamentary reform; believes suffrage should be extended to £5-£7 householders with payment of direct tax; refers to vote by ballot; asks for Denison's opinion on matter.
Post-script refers to Lord Denman's opinion that present is time to agitate for reform; refers to article on subject in the 'Economical'.
publications, articles, 'Economical'
parliamentary business, reform
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Dates of existence
Denman; Thomas (1779-1854); 1st Baron Denman; M.P. Speaker House of Lords 1835
Copperthwaite; William C. (fl 1848-1854); Mr; of Malton Yorkshire
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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