Document ReferenceOs C 564
TitleLetter from H.L. Grosvenor, [later 1st Duke of Westminster], Calveley, Tarporley, Cheshire, to J.E. Denison; 1 Apr. 1866
Date1 April 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he will not attend Lord Russell's meeting; refers to partial nature of parliamentary bill [Reform Bill 1866]; refers to disenfranchisement and redistribution of seats; discusses opinions of Radicals; comments on press; refers to Liberal party; states that he wishes he had supported [Conservative Reform] Bill of 1859 against Russell's resolution; refers to country as 'backward' and cows dying 'at the rate of 600 a day'.

Relates to Os C 563.
Termagriculture, disease of cattle
political parties, Tories
political parties, Liberals
press, attitudes towards
parliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1866
political parties, Radicals
parliamentary business, bills, Conservative Reform Bill 1859
governments, Liberal Government 1859-66

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA2677Grosvenor; Hugh L. (1825-1899); 1st Duke of Westminster; M.P.1825-1899
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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