Document ReferenceOs C 583
TitleLetter from [H.G. Grey], 3rd Earl Grey, Howick, Northumberland, to J.E. Denison; 21 Jan. 1853
Date21 January 1853
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to William Denison's letter which he returns; comments that Mr [Henry] Chapman has failed to fulfil high expectations; states that Queen's speech and comments by Lord John Russell lead him to believe transportation to Van Diemen's Land will end; believes William Denison's opinions will be vindicated; comments that he is leading 'monotonous life' in country; his brother [Charles] and his wife [Caroline] are travelling to the Mediterranean; informs him that Lady Grey is ill.
Termgovernments, Van Diemen's Land 1853
monarchy, British
royalty, speeches
punishments, transportation
travel, Europe

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA9696Grey; Maria (1803-1879); Countess Grey; née Copley wife 3rd Earl1803-1879
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA6658Grey; Charles (1804-1870); General; private secretary to Queen Victoria 1861-701804-1870
NA10143Grey; Caroline E. (-1890); Mrs; wife of General C. Grey-1890
NA8690Chapman; Henry S. (1803-1881); Mr; colonial judge1803-1881
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL123/Van Diemen's Land
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