Document ReferenceOs C 558
TitleLetter from Sir T.E. May, [later 1st Baron Farnborough], Genoa, Italy, to J.E. Denison; 13 Jan. 1864
Date13 January 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRecalls his visit to Turin; compares weather to St Petersburg and Nottingham; refers to dinner given by Mr Elliot; lists dinner guests [members of Italian Parliament]; refers to telegraphic dispatch informsing him of birth of Prince [Albert]; comments on adoption of French laws in Italy; refers to tax and duties; refers to discussion on differences in Italian and English law with president of Senate Comte de Sclopis; discusses acquaintances amongst Italian politicians; describes Italian politics; discusses his travel plans; informs him that he will travel to Paris by railway; refers to work of Mr De Witt; comments on postal system.
Termpostal service
social life, Italy
politics, Italian
diplomatic service
social occasions, dinners
travel, Europe
weather, Italy

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA10120Elliot; Gilbert (1782-1859); 2nd Earl of Minto; M.P. and ambassador1782-1859
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA10121Minghetti; Marco (1818-1886); Signor; Italian Premier 1863-4 and 1873-761818-1886
NA7549Venosta; Emilio Visconti- (1829-1914); Marquess; Italian statesman and diplomat1829-1914
NA10122Mombello; Carlo Boncompagni di (1804-1880); Signor; Italian politician1804-1880
NA10123Broglio; Emilio (1814-1892); Signor; Italian politician1814-1892
NA10124Cassinis; Giovan B. (1806-1865); Signor; Speaker Italian Chamber of Deputies1806-1865
NA10125Sclopis; Federico P. (1798-1878); Count1798-1878
NA10126Lacaita; Giacomo F. (1813-1895); Sir; Italian politician1813-1895
NA10127Massari; Giuseppe (1821-1884); Signor; deputy speaker Italian Chamber of Deputies1821-1884
NA6660Albert Victor (1864-1892); Duke of Clarence; eldest son of Edward VII1864-1892
NA10128Witt; Cornélis H. De (1828-1889); Monsieur; author and translator1828-1889
NA10129Bonghi; Ruggerio (1826-1895); Signor; Italian statesman and author1826-1895
NA9720May; Thomas Erskine (1815-1886); 1st Baron Farnborough; constitutional jurist created 18861815-1886
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
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