Document ReferenceOs C 490
TitleLetter from Sir T.E. May, [later 1st Baron Farnborough], Pitlochry, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 28 Oct. 1871
Date28 October 1871
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he has received letter from London and is 'full of sadness' at news of Denison's resolution [to retire]; comments that he is in ill-health and believes Denison's health was affected by work in last session; comments on their friendship; refers to secrecy of such business; states that Glyn and the Cabinet are aware of matters; Denison may be retiring due to 'fatigues' at start of next session; comments that his successor will be discussed; informs him that he is travelling to London from Carlisle.
Termsocial news, health
government departments, Cabinet
personal relationships

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10070Glyn; George G. (1824-1887); 2nd Baron Wolverton; M.P. 1857-73 chairman railway clearing house succeeded 18731824-1887
NA9720May; Thomas Erskine (1815-1886); 1st Baron Farnborough; constitutional jurist created 18861815-1886
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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