Document ReferenceOs C 530
TitleLetter from [H.G. Grey], 3rd Earl Grey, Carlton Terrace, London, to J.E. Denison; 20 Mar. 1855
Date20 March 1855
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to General Eyre's letter which he returns; refers to delay caused by Lady Grey's wish to show it to Lady C[harlotte] Copley; states that letter when combined with evidence before committee and House of Lords debate lead to conclusion Lord Raglan is unfit to command; refers to [Crimean] campaign; comments that William Denison has left Van Diemen's Land; discusses his beneficial regime in colony.
Termgovernments, Palmerston Government 1855-58
colonial affairs
wars, Crimean War 1853-6
parliamentary business, debates
armies, British, armed forces

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA991Somerset; Fitzroy J.H. (1788-1855); 1st Baron Raglan1788-1855
NA9696Grey; Maria (1803-1879); Countess Grey; née Copley wife 3rd Earl1803-1879
NA9880Eyre; William (1805-1859); Sir; Major-General1805-1859
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA10101Copley; Charlotte (-1875); Lady; née Anderson-Pelham sister-in-law of Maria Grey-1875
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
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
PL123/Van Diemen's Land
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