Record

Document ReferenceOs C 475
TitleLetter from [J. Abercromby], 1st Baron Dunfermline, Colinton, Edinburgh, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 16 Apr. 1857
Date16 April 1857
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionBelieves Denison's election to Chair of Commons will be conducted in gratifying manner; refers to his appointment of Mr Baily as House of Commons messenger; comments that Lord Eversleigh's [Eversley] continued Baily's employment and wishes Denison to do same; comments on importance of Speaker's role and influence.

Marked 'Private' f 1r.
Termparliamentary business, speaker
elections, speakership, 1857
appointments, government
patronage, political

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10022Lefevre; Charles Shaw- (1794-1888); Viscount Eversley; Speaker of House of Commons 1839-571794-1888
NA10058Abercromby; James (1776-1858); 1st Baron Dunfermline; M.P. Speaker of the House of Commons 1835-91776-1858
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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