Document ReferenceOs C 590
TitleLetter from [H.P.F. Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Downing Street, London, to J.E. Denison; 4 Oct. 1854
Date4 October 1854
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to his state of anxiety [concerning Crimean War]; comments that messenger is delayed from Constantinople and there is no news of fate of Sebastopol; he has been unable to travel to Clumber [Park]; states that he has been informed that Lawson Observatory scheme has been abandoned; Duke of Portland is in better health.
Termmilitary campaigns, Siege of Sebastopol 1854-5
wars, Crimean War 1853-6
war, attitudes towards

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA10151Lawson; Henry (1774-1855); Mr; astronomer1774-1855
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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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