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Os - Papers of John Evelyn Denison, Viscount Ossington (1800-1873)
1 - Papers of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
C - Correspondence of J.E. Denison and the Denison family.
Os C 593
Letter from [C.J. Canning], Earl Canning, to J.E. Denison; 6 Feb. 1855
6 February 1855
Comments that Lord John [Russell] has been unable to secure single member of his Cabinet; states that Clarendon has refused office and that Palmerston addressed Whig members of late Cabinet; Gladstone, Graham, Herbert and Argyll have been in discussion; discusses extent of political division; states that Government is to stand as it did without Lord John [Russell] and Lord Aberdeen; believes Granville is to take Council post and Herbert will go to Home Office.
government departments, Cabinet
governments, Palmerston Government 1855-58
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Dates of existence
Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon
Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-1865
Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-94
Campbell; George D. (1823-1900); 8th Duke of Argyll; Whig M.P.
Herbert; Sidney (1810-1861); 1st Baron Herbert of Lea; statesman
Graham; James R.G. (1792-1861); 2nd Baronet; M.P.
Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell
Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen
Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman
Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-1862
Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 1872
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