Document ReferenceOs C 50
TitleLetter from R. Gladstone, Liverpool, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 21 Jan. 1845
Date21 January 1845
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses thanks for invitation to visit; believes he will see Denison in Parliament on 'railway business' and refers to Board of Trade reports on disposal of railways; describes flourishing commercial and financial situation in Liverpool despite loss from importation of cotton from United States; refers to investment in railway shares; states that shipping and building are at low ebb although 'labouring classes' are fully employed; states that politics excite little interest although some groups believes Lord John Russell's measures should have been accepted; believes duty on some consumer items such as sugar and tea will be reduced.
maritime vessels, ship-building
employment, working classes
transport, ships
financial affairs, investments

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA9520Gladstone; Mary-Ellen (-1865); Mrs; née Jones wife of Robertson Gladstone-1865
NA9521Gladstone; Robertson (1805-1875); Mr; brother of W.E. Gladstone1805-1875
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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