Document ReferenceOs C 471
TitleLetter from Lord G. Bentinck, Harcourt House, London, to J.E. Denison; 24 Jan. 1848
Date24 January 1848
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he has proposed motion for Committee on first day of sitting [of House of Commons]; believes it will not pass without debate; informs him that Mr Hope has notice for ammendment; comments that he was informed by Major Beresford that his speech and vote on Jew[ish] Bill gave offence to Protectionist Party; states that he has given his resignation [as head of Protectionists] and is now 'perfectly free and independent' M.P.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 1r' reads 'George Bentinck having resigned the Lead of the Protectionists'.
Termpolitical parties, Protectionists
parliamentary business, bills, Jewish Bill 1848
parliamentary business, committees
resignations and dismissals
governments, Whig Government 1846-52

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10056Hope; George W. (1808-1863); Mr; M.P.1808-1863
NA9731Beresford; William (1798-1883); Major; M.P. 1841-651798-1883
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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