Document ReferenceOs C 383
TitleLetter from William C. Copperthwaite, Malton, Yorkshire, to J.E. Denison; 8 June 1848
Date8 June 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses 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'.
Termpublications, articles, 'Economical'
parliamentary business, reform

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10007Denman; Thomas (1779-1854); 1st Baron Denman; M.P. Speaker House of Lords 18351779-1854
NA9998Copperthwaite; William C. (fl 1848-1854); Mr; of Malton Yorkshirefl 1848-1854
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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