Document ReferenceOs C 416
TitleLetter from Lord J. Russell, [later 1st Earl Russell], Edinburgh, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 14 June 1846
Date14 June 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he does not believe alliance of 'squires and farmers' will give majority in House of Commons; refers to Scottish landed interests as being uninterested in corn laws; comments that Irish Liberal M.P.s will vote for either him, Peel or O'Connell; does not understand how Peel can return to old Party; states that corn law question must be settled quickly.
Termgovernments, Conservative Government 1841-46
governments, Whig Government 1846-52
Corn Laws
political parties, Liberals
political parties, Radicals

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA9466O'Connell; Daniel (1775-1847); Mr; Irish politician1775-1847
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
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