Document ReferenceOs C 439
TitleLetter from [G.H. Gordon], 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Haddo House, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 17 Nov. 1848
Date17 November 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he intends to travel to London and will visit Denison from Drayton; informs him that Canning is also to visit; refers to intelligence received from Lady Haddo that Denison and Lady Charlotte will not visit Scotland this year; believes next year will be full of astounding events; refers to Prussia and believes its monarchy to be in critical condition; refers to drinking habits of the Emperor and [Baron] Bunsen; comments on character of Emperor Ferdinand and King Frederick.
Termsocial visits
politics, Prussian
monarchy, Prussian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA6081Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1795-1861); King of Prussia; ( succeeded 1840)1795-1861
NA6074Bunsen; Christian K.J. (1791-1860); Baron; Prussian diplomat1791-1860
NA7616Ferdinand I (1793-1875); Emperor of Austria; ( reigned 1835-48)1793-1875
NA10035Gordon; Mary (-1900); Countess of Aberdeen; styled Lady Haddo until 1860 née Baillie-1900
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
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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