Document ReferenceOs C 474
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, Pontesbury, Shropshire, to J.E. Denison; 11 Apr. 1857
Date11 April 1857
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on Denison's character for post as Speaker; describes personal politics as 'confined'; states that he is alarmed at emigration; refers to labour and colonies; believes that emigration is now cheap and easy due to steam and sail; states that he is in ill-health; refers to protocol of addressing Speaker.
Termelections, speakership, 1857
social news, health
colonial affairs, labour

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9017Drury; Charles (-1869); Rev.; tutor of J.E. Denison; Rector of Pontesbury 1824-1869
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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