Document ReferenceOs C 461
TitleLetter from H. Denison, to J.E. Denison; 1 June 1850
Date1 June 1850
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionSends regards to family; refers to Stephen [Denison]'s article and [Robert] Peel's letter; believes revenue duties should be voted in next session; refers to drainage statistics as 'wonderful' and asks if benefits last; informs him that he has written to Sidney Herbert about plans for selecting emigrants; believes certain women are of little use in colony and should be willing to work as domestic servants; discusses merits of general emigration; states that he has heard from William T. Denison; refers to removal of Cape and New South Wales as convict colonies; comments on convicts as cheap labour source; states that he has heard reports from [Charles] Latrobe at Port Phillip; comments that he is looking at land for sheep; discusses nature of Australian land.
Termanimals, sheep
colonial affairs, labour
colonial affairs, convicts
women, attitudes towards
agriculture, drainage
agricultural improvements
governments, Whig Government 1846-52

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA9900Herbert; Sidney (1810-1861); 1st Baron Herbert of Lea; statesman1810-1861
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA10051Latrobe; Charles J. (1801-1875); Mr; Governor Victoria 1851-41801-1875
NA8650Denison; Henry (1810-1858); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1810-1858
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL8878/Port Phillip/Victoria/Australia
PL8751/Sydney/New South Wales/Australia
PL225/South Africa
PL10130/Cape Colony
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