Document ReferenceOs C 621
TitleLetter from H. Labouchere, [later 1st Baron Taunton], Stile Park, to J.E. Denison; 3 Jan. 1854
Date3 January 1854
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on Latin and Greek inscriptions for sundial at Ossington; refers to expectant [Crimean] war; informs him that fleet is at Black Sea; refers to Cabinet laying plans of attack for Russian troops; comments that stress has been laid on plans by Clarendon which he described as 'quite puerile'; refers to Stratford Canning's diplomacy and difficulties with relations with Russian Emperor [Nikolai I].
Termarmies, British, armed forces
wars, Crimean War 1853-6
navies, British
diplomacy, with Russia

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA6474Labouchere; Henry (1798-1869); 1st Baron Taunton; statesman1798-1869
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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