Document ReferenceOs C 597
TitleLetter from Mrs G.L. Eyre, 29 Grove Street, Leamington, Warwickshire, to J.E. Denison; 9 Feb. n.y. [1855]
Date9 February 1855
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses views on army and states that she has read remarks in William [Eyre]'s letters; refers to Lord Raglan's recall; comments that Raglan is responsible for inefficiency of staff; gives Denison permission to quote William Eyre's opinions without naming him; refers to Lord Panmure's re-appointment as secretary of war; refers to post and system of Queen's messengers; encloses letters to be passed to Mr F.H. Lindsay; comments on conditions of troops [in Crimea] which she compares with newspaper reports; comments on difficulty of dealing with Sir Richard England; refers to bad weather and William [Eyre]'s illness.
Termpostal service
armies, British, armed forces
wars, Crimean War 1853-6
appointments, government

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9880Eyre; William (1805-1859); Sir; Major-General1805-1859
NA991Somerset; Fitzroy J.H. (1788-1855); 1st Baron Raglan1788-1855
NA10154Maule; Fox (1801-1874); 11th Earl of Dalhousie; also 2nd Baron Panmure secretary at war 1846-52 1855-581801-1874
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
NA10155England; Richard (1793-1883); Sir; general 18631793-1883
NA9879Eyre; Georgiana L. (fl 1841-1855); Mrs; née Bridgeman Simpsonfl 1841-1855
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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