Document ReferenceOs C 553
TitleLetter from [S. Wilberforce], Bishop of Oxford, All Souls College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, to J.E. Denison; 4 Feb. 1863
Date4 February 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he was proposed as British Museum trustee by late Archbishop [Sumner]; states that Lord Lansdowne's death makes another vacancy; Lord Stanhope has recommended he ask Speaker [Denison] to recommend him to Palmerston for post if present Archbishop [Longley] is agreeable.

Marked 'Private' on f 1r.

Relates to Os C 554.
Termlegal business, trustees, British Museum
appointments, political
patronage, political

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6012Sumner; John B. (1780-1862); Archbishop of Canterbury1780-1862
NA6250Fitzmaurice; Henry Petty- (1780-1863); 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne; succeeded 18181780-1863
NA9855Stanhope; Philip H. (1805-1875); 5th Earl Stanhope; styled Viscount Mahon 1816-1855 historian1805-1875
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA9507Longley; Charles T. (1794-1868); Archbishop of Canterbury; Archbishop York 1860-2, Canterbury 1862-81794-1868
NA7627Wilberforce; Samuel (1805-1873); Bishop of Winchester; Bishop of Oxford 1845-69 Winchester 18691805-1873
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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