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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 484
Letter from A. Bonham-Carter, Carlisle Place, London, to Sir G. Grey; 26 Nov. 1870
26 November 1870
Comments that Sir T. Erskine May has accepted chief clerkship of House of Commons on Sir Denis Le Marchant's retirement and that Mr Palgrave is to be promoted; wishes to recommend himself to Speaker [Denison] for vacant junior clerkship post; asks for George Grey's support; describes his career in House [of Commons] since 1854; states that he was Private Secretary to Mr FitzRoy and worked for Mr Cowper, Commissioner of Works; was made referee of private bills by Speaker but work is sessional and now wishes permanent position; informs him that his elder brother [John Bonham-Carter] has addressed Speaker on his behalf; comments that he is applying to Sir George Grey due to his friendship with his father.
Refers to Os C 476.
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Dates of existence
Carter; John Bonham- (1817-1884); Mr; Deputy Speaker of House of Commons 1872-74
May; Thomas Erskine (1815-1886); 1st Baron Farnborough; constitutional jurist created 1886
Le Marchant; Denis (1795-1874); 1st Baronet; M.P. chief clerk House of Commons 1850-71
Palgrave; Reginald F.D. (1829-1904); Sir; clerk of House of Commons 1886-1900
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
Temple; William F. Cowper- (1811-1888); Baron Mount-Temple; created 1880
Fitzroy; Henry (1807-1859); Mr; M.P. chief commissioner of works 1859
Carter; John Bonham- (1788-1838); Mr; father of John and Alfred Bonham-Carter
Carter; Alfred Bonham- (1825-1910); Mr; referee of private bills House of Commons 1866-1903
Grey; George (1799-1882); 2nd Baronet; statesman
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