Document ReferenceOs C 421
TitleLetter from E. Everett, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A., to J.E. Denison; 9 Aug. 1847
Date9 August 1847
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on his work as reformer; refers to wife [Charlotte's] health; comments on family and refers to education of children including [boarding] schools; refers to Mexican War and comments on state of American army; refers to Generals Scott and Taylor; states that he believes Mexican army is weak; comments that he wishes English or French Government would act as mediator; believes war to be political measure; refers to hero worship of Zackary Taylor and work of Carlyle; believes Taylor has eyes on Presidency; comments on American political Parties; comments that his letter will be received at election time and wishes Denison good luck.
TermAmerican affairs, political parties, Abolitionists
American affairs, political parties, Whig Party
American affairs, political parties, Democratic Party
governments, U.S.A. 1847
American affairs, diplomacy
diplomacy, Mexico
armies, American, armed forces
family news, Everett family
wars, Mexican War 1846

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10025Scott; Winfield (1786-1866); General; commander of U.S. Army 1841-611786-1866
NA9689Taylor; Zachary (1784-1850); Mr; Commander of army in Southwest 1840-47 12th President of U.S.1784-1850
NA9690Webster; Daniel (1782-1852); Mr; American statesman1782-1852
NA1873Carlyle; Thomas (1795-1881); Mr; essayist and historian1795-1881
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9741Everett; Charlotte G. (fl 1822-1861); Mrs; née Brooks wife of Edward Everettfl 1822-1861
NA9684Everett; Edward (1794-1865); Mr; American statesman and scholar1794-1865
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL10269/North Carolina/U.S.A.
PL10270/South Carolina/U.S.A.
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