Document ReferenceOs C 517
TitleLetter from [G.D. Campbell], 8th Duke of Argyll, Inveraray, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 5 Aug. 1852
Date5 August 1852
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks for information of writer of enclosed letter; comments that he is amused by Nicholson's letter which implores Imperial Government to send more troops 'to keep the sympathisers from American and other doubtful characters in order'; believes colony able to help itself on matter; comments that 'our albino friend' [Robert Lowe] is angry with his letter; informs him that he is travelling to Sutherland; comments that refers to potato disease is not yet very bad; refers to islanders from Mull emigrating to Australia.
travel, Scotland
agriculture, crops, potatoes
colonial affairs, America
armies, British, armed forces
governments, Conservative Government 1852

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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
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