Document ReferenceOs C 5
TitleLetter from Rev. C. Drury, Ossington, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison, Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire; 16 Nov. n.y. [1818]
Date16 November 1818
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Denison of decision to remain with family as tutor due to offer of future advancement under patronage of Speaker [Charles Manners-Sutton]; will superintend education of Denison's brothers Henry, George and Stephen; discusses merits and defects of public school system and refers to George's education at Eton; gives offer of vacation study help and discusses volumes of classical work; requests that Denison send him volume of [William] Mitford's 'History of Greece'.

Post-script refers to ordering new set of morning trousers.

Dated from Os C 3.
Termpublications, books
patronage, personal
education, university
education, public school

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9013Sutton; Charles Manners- (1780-1845); 1st Viscount Canterbury; Speaker of the House of Commons 1817-35 brother-in-law of J.E. Denison1780-1845
NA8661Denison; Stephen C. (1811-1871); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1811-1871
NA8650Denison; Henry (1810-1858); Mr; barrister brother of J.E. Denison1810-1858
NA9417Mitford; William (1744-1827); Mr; historian and M.P.1744-1827
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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