Document ReferenceOs C 470
TitleLetter from Lord G. Bentinck, Harcourt House, London, to J.E. Denison; 6 Aug. 1847
Date6 August 1847
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he has read Mr Priest's speech which is to be published; believes it is as good as Canning's orations and refers to it as 'the happiest exposure ...of Peel and his measures; refers to Free Traders and comments on bad news from Liverpool them; lists fall in commodity prices; states that Glyn is converted to necessity of repeal of Peel's Bank Charter Act; states Macgregor Wilson, T.P. Thompson, Rev. Fox and [George] Thompson are formidable for Free Traders; states that Peel is backed by Gladstone and Lord Ashley.
Termparliamentary business, acts, Bank Charter Act 1844
politics, speeches
Free Trade
governments, Whig Government 1846-52

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA6634Cooper; Anthony Ashley- (1801-1885); 7th Earl of Shaftesbury; succ. 1851; styled Lord Ashley 1811-511801-1885
NA10054Thompson; Thomas P. (1783-1869); General; M.P. and Free Trade author1783-1869
NA10055Fox; William J. (1786-1864); Rev.; M.P. and Unitarian minister1786-1864
NA9618Glyn; George C. (1797-1873); 1st Baron Wolverton; M.P. and banker created 18691797-1873
NA10024Thompson; George (1804-1878); Mr; M.P. and orator1804-1878
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
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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