Document ReferenceOs C 429
TitleLetter from [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 23 Aug. 1848
Date23 August 1848
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionHas returned Denison's letters; comments on [Charles] Greville's letter concerning Guizot; states that Government could not expect to put down Irish rebellion 'by the verdicts of juries' and refers to his previous letters where he states he hoped convictions would fail; discusses conduct of Louis Philippe over Spanish marriages; refers to contents of Lord Aberdeen's letter; believes Mr Bulwer had been 'intriguing' on matter in order to gain royal patronage; comments on experiments with bean crop; refers to weather which has delayed Miss Harpham's departure.
Termweather, England
agricultural improvements
agriculture, crops, beans
civil disorder, Irish rebellion 1848
diplomacy, Spanish marriages
politics, European
patronage, royal

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9772Guizot; Francois P.G. (1787-1874); Monsieur; French historian and statesman1787-1874
NA9773Greville; Charles C.F. (1794-1865); Mr1794-1865
NA7509Louis Philippe (1773-1850); King of the French; (reigned 1830-48)1773-1850
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA6207Bulwer; W. Henry L. Earle (1801-1872); 1st Baron Dalling and Bulwer; diplomat cr. baron 18711801-1872
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
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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