Document ReferenceOs C 550
TitleLetter from E. Everett, Washington, U.S.A., to J.E. Denison; 2 Feb. 1861
Date2 February 1861
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks the Denisons for hospitality towards his son at Ossington; thanks Lady Charlotte for photograph and for sending 'conundrum'; refers to secession of cotton-states from Union of United States; believes Union will effectively be broken up; comments that he hopes bloodshed will be avoided.
Termwars, American Civil War 1861-5
American affairs, politics
social life
entertainments, puzzles
art, photographs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9684Everett; Edward (1794-1865); Mr; American statesman and scholar1794-1865
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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