Document ReferenceOs C 511
TitleLetter from [G.D. Campbell], 8th Duke of Argyll, Inveraray, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 12 July 1852
Date12 July 1852
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionBelieves that he has been misrepresented in reports of speech on New South Wales petition by Denison's friend 'with the white hair and red eyes' [Robert Lowe]; informs him that he has written to Speaker of Legislative Council; sends Denison speech for return and comment; comments on Lord Derby's Government; believes he [Derby] may abandon distinctiveness of [Tory] party; comments on hot weather; states that crops are growing well and potatoes showing no blight; hopes Denison and Lady Charlotte will visit.
Termparliamentary business, speeches
governments, Australian 1852
political parties, Tories
weather, Scotland
agriculture, crops
social visits
agriculture, disease, potato blight
governments, Conservative Government 1852

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA6999Lowe; Robert (1811-1892); 1st Viscount Sherbrooke; politician; created Viscount 18801811-1892
NA2016Campbell; George D. (1823-1900); 8th Duke of Argyll; Whig M.P.1823-1900
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL122/New South Wales/Australia
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