Document ReferenceOs C 531
TitleLetter from Graham Willmore, Paul's House, Taunton, Somerset, to J.E. Denison; 21 Mar. 1855
Date21 March 1855
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has had letter from Mr Fitzroy who is described as 'cordial [and]...almost partisan'; states that Fitzroy and Lord Palmerston strongly disapproved of Mr Wilson's proceedings when in Home Office; refers to promises [of support] made by William Miles and Lord Portman; refers to income from his own position; states that he has become politically involved due to 'mischief of Mr Wilson's proceedings'.
Termpatronage, political
government departments, Home Office
political intrigue

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA10067Fitzroy; Henry (1807-1859); Mr; M.P. chief commissioner of works 18591807-1859
NA9676Portman; Edward B. (1799-1888); 1st Viscount Portman; M.P. 1823-33 Baron from 1837 Viscount from 18731799-1888
NA10102Miles; William (1797-1878); 1st Baronet; M.P. East Somerset 1834-651797-1878
NA10103Wilson; James (1805-1860); Mr; M.P. financial secretary Treasury 1853-581805-1860
NA10104Willmore; Graham (-1856); Mr; judge recorder of Wells 1853-56-1856
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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