Document ReferenceOs C 427
TitleLetter from [F. Egerton], 1st Earl of Ellesmere, Worsley, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 22 Aug. 1848
Date22 August 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he has delayed leaving due to weather and other circumstances to travel to Perth; refers to his sons at Harrow; informs him that he is giving hospitality to 33rd Regiment and comments on army; comments on potential need to keep 'watch and ward' due to situation in Manchester and states that manufacturers are under military protection; contrasts situation in Manchester with Ireland; refers to Radetski's [Radetsky] victories and comments on journey with him in 1833; refers to following victories on map; comments on to [Louis] Napoleon; has states that he has heard from his son in [naval] service; refers to Chinese trapping tigers.
Termpolitics, European
wars, Austro-Sardinian War 1848
social conditions, England
armies, British, armed forces
travel, Scotland
navies, British
animals, tigers
civil disorder, Manchester
social conditions, Ireland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10029Radetzky; Johann J. (1766-1858); Count; Austrian soldier1766-1858
NA10030Alison; Archibald (1792-1867); 1st Baronet1792-1867
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
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
PL9849/Milan/Kingdom of Lombardy and Venetia
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