Document ReferenceOs C 54
TitleLetter from W. E. Gladstone, House of Commons, London, to J.E. Denison; 8 Dec. 1868
Date8 December 1868
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Denison that Sir George Grey and Wilson Patten will propose and second him [for Speakership] and Lord Advocate [Moncrieff] will acknowledge his election on behalf of Government.
Termelections, speakership, 1868
appointments, government
patronage, political
governments, Liberal Government 1868-74

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6685Grey; George (1799-1882); 2nd Baronet; statesman1799-1882
NA9623Patten; John Wilson (1802-1892); Baron Winmarleigh; Lancashire M.P. and statesman created 18741802-1892
NA9624Moncreiff; James (1811-1895); 1st Baron Moncreiff; Lord Advocate 1851-2 1852-58 1859-66 1868-9; created 18741811-1895
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
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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