Document ReferenceOs C 56
TitleLetter from J. Moncreiff, [later 1st Baron Moncrieff], Edinburgh, Scotland, to J.E. Denison; 23 Dec. 1868
Date23 December 1868
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses honour of his appointment to his 'parliamentary duty' [as Lord Advocate]; comments on appointment of new administration and in particular that [John] Bright has joined; refers to threat of petition alleging extensive bribery among [University] graduates in gaining seat [as M.P. for Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities]; refers to associations formed in Committees.
Termgovernments, Liberal Government 1868-74
parliamentary business, committees
appointments, government
bribery and corruption

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA923Bright; John (1811-1889); statesman and orator1811-1889
NA9624Moncreiff; James (1811-1895); 1st Baron Moncreiff; Lord Advocate 1851-2 1852-58 1859-66 1868-9; created 18741811-1895
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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