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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 449
Letter from [W.H. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck], 4th Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 5 Dec. n.y. 
5 December 1847 (c)
Alludes to work of John Burke and his son; refers to Sir William Symonds and ship design of the 'Albion'; comments on Captain Willes' report; refers to narrowing beams in design of 'Albion' and 'Queen'; wishes Lord Auckland to change design now built; believes Admiralty advisers will do harm by diminishing stability of ships.
Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 4v reads 'The D. of P. Albion & Queen & changes in their build'.
Dated from watermark.
maritime vessels, ships, 'Albion'
maritime vessels, ships, 'Queen'
government departments, Admiralty
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Dates of existence
Burke; John (1787-1848); Mr; genealogist
Burke; John B. (1814-1892); Sir; king-of-arms
Symonds; William (1782-1856); Sir; rear-admiral
Eden; George (1784-1849); 1st Earl of Auckland; statesman
Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-1809
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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