Document ReferenceOs C 422
TitleLetter from [F. Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere, London, to J.E. Denison; 29 Dec. 1847
Date29 December 1847
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to hunting and dangers posed by stags; believes Denison should be accompanied by policeman when walking in Park - 'like an Irish landlord'; refers to success of his letter in Downing Street and its impact; alludes to 'questionable' compliment paid by Mr Jones to [Richard] Cobden and refers to [George] Canning's advice to start political attack with compliment; comments on state of health as he has 'sat in a chair but am not yet promoted to crutches'.
Termsports, hunting, stag
crime prevention
political relations
social news, health

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA1900Cobden; Richard (1804-1865); Mr; statesman1804-1865
NA10026Foster; John Leslie (c.1781-1842); Dr; Irish judge and M.P.c.1781-1842
NA9447Egerton; Francis (1800-1857); 1st Earl of Ellesmere; also F. Leveson-Gower M.P.1800-1857
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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