Document ReferenceOs C 549
TitleLetter from [G.D. Campbell], 8th Duke of Argyll, Edinburgh, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 24 Feb. 1852
Date24 February 1852
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to Edinburgh elections; comments that he has not seen Mr Schmitz; states that town council is Radical and he does not know any of its members; comments that he does not relish dissolution [of Parliament] on Protectionist question; believes price rise in bread would cause political agitation; comments that Whigs are reforming power of opposition; believes increased revenues from import duties and protectionism would be politically dangerous in long term; refers to family and Duchesses' new child; comments on Palmerston and states Whigs have 'long cheered his claptrap'.
Termfamily news, Campbell family
political parties, Whigs
political parties, Radicals
elections, Edinburgh 1852
parliamentary business, dissolution
governments, Conservative Government 1852

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6894Campbell; Elizabeth (1824-1878); Duchess of Argyll; styled Marchioness of Lorne 1844-47; wife of 8th Duke1824-1878
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA1906Schmitz; Leonhard (1807-1890); Dr; German scholar1807-1890
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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