Document ReferenceOs C 442
TitleLetter from A. Macdonnell, Tyrone House, Dublin, Ireland, to J.E. Denison; 18 Dec. 1848
Date18 December 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he cannot accept invitation to visit due to ill-health; refers to his visit to Paris in autumn when he heard of 'calamity' [death of Lord George Bentinck]; expresses condolences to Lady Charlotte and Portland family; comments on current Irish political situation and believes Government is represented by 'Lord C. [Clarendon] and Corry Connellan'; states that country is quiet but is unsure of why; refers to decline of Whig party; states that he would leave Ireland for America if not for his age; refers to Denison's report; comments on John [Shaw-] Lefevre's paper and Ansell's plan.
Termpolitical parties, Whigs
social news, health
Irish affairs, politics
social conditions, Ireland
governments, Whig Government 1846-52
bereavement, expression of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA10037Ansell; Charles (1794-1881); Mr; actuary1794-1881
NA10038Lefevre; John G. Shaw- (1797-1879); Sir; public official1797-1879
NA10039Connellan; John C. (1807-1885); Mr; Irish Inspector of Prisons1807-1885
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA9501Macdonnell; Alexander (1794-1875); 1st Baronet; M.P. and Irish public servant; created 18721794-1875
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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