Document ReferenceOs C 63
TitleLetter from E.G. Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby], Lathom House, Ormskirk, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 2 Jan. 1829
Date2 January 1829
Extent8 ff
Content DescriptionComments on postal delay; states that he and Denison have found themselves in different political parties which have 'no conceivable practical difference'; expresses frank opinions on House of Commons and impending parliamentary session; believes that beyond Catholic Question there will be narrow grounds for opposition and Wellington will become entrenched; discusses Sir J. Murray's plans for more liberal systems of trade in colonies; believes Catholic Question and state of Ireland will be most important issues which he discusses in detail; refers to publication of Wellington's letter to Dr Curtis and Wellington's possible political choices over Catholic Question; intends to force political action in next session.

Relates to Os C 62.
Termgovernments, Wellington Ministry 1829
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
colonial affairs, trade
political parties, Whigs
political parties, Tories
postal service

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA9634Murray; J. (fl 1829); Sirfl 1829
NA9631Curtis; Patrick (1740-1832); Archbishop of Armagh; Roman Catholic Archbishop from 18191740-1832
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
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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