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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 443
Letter from T.B. Macaulay, [later 1st Baron Macaulay], Albany, London, to J.E. Denison; 5 Jan. 1849
5 January 1849
Refers to Denison's letter and informs him that the knows that most 'uninclosed' land is now cultivated; believes he expressed himself ambiguously [in his book 'History of England from the Accession of James II']; comments on common land [enclosure movement].
Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 2v reads 'Macauley in answer to his History'.
publications, books, 'History of England from the Accession of James II'
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Dates of existence
Macaulay; Thomas Babington (1800-1859); 1st Baron Macaulay; cr. 1857; historian; M.P. for Calne 1830, Leeds 1832-1834, Edinburgh 1839-1847 and 1852-1856; scretary of war 1839-1841; member of the Supreme Council of India 1834-1838
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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