Document ReferenceOs C 593
TitleLetter from [C.J. Canning], Earl Canning, to J.E. Denison; 6 Feb. 1855
Date6 February 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments 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.
Termappointments, government
politics, national
patronage, political
government departments, Cabinet
governments, Palmerston Government 1855-58

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA2016Campbell; George D. (1823-1900); 8th Duke of Argyll; Whig M.P.1823-1900
NA9900Herbert; Sidney (1810-1861); 1st Baron Herbert of Lea; statesman1810-1861
NA6110Graham; James R.G. (1792-1861); 2nd Baronet; M.P.1792-1861
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA142Gordon; George Hamilton- (1784-1860); 4th Earl of Aberdeen1784-1860
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA1109Canning; Charles J. (1812-1862); Earl Canning; governor general of India 1856-18621812-1862
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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