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Document ReferenceOs C 596
TitleLetter from [H. Hardinge], 1st Viscount Hardinge, Horse Guards, London, to J.E. Denison; 17 Jan. n.d. [1853-55]
Date17 January 1853-1855
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionComments that he has not replied speedily to Denison's enquiry as he was awaiting decision on choice of most effective musket [for army use]; believes guns for volunteers and troops should be purchased together to ensure uniformity.
Termarmies, British, armed forces
arms and weapons, guns
wars, Crimean War 1853-6

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10153Hardinge; Henry (1785-1856); 1st Viscount Hardinge; Field Marshall and M.P.; Secretary of War 1840-1844; Governor-General of India 1844-1848; cr. viscount 18461785-1856
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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