Document ReferenceOs C 647
TitleLetter from [E.J. Stanley], 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, Alderley Park, Congleton, Cheshire, to J.E. Denison; 7 Oct. 1855
Date7 October 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments that Denison is returning to Paris; alludes to Denison's success in obtaining 20% duty on agricultural implements; refers to return of jurors Lord Elcho and Arbuthnott; informs him that he has written to Mr Cole; comments on selection process by jurors at [Paris] Exhibition; comments on award of medals for agricultural implement exhibitors; states that artisans have to be nominated by 'masters'; refers to improvements in stock breeding; comments on experiments in crop production by Meeke; believes experiments should be delegated to [Royal] Agricultural Society; states that he will meet Denison in Paris.
Termclubs and societies, Royal Agricultural Society
taxation, agricultural implements duty
agricultural improvements
machinery, agricultural
exhibitions, Paris Exhibition 1855
agriculture, livestock
agriculture, crops
travel, Europe

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA9873Arbuthnott; John (1778-1860); 8th Viscount Arbuthnott1778-1860
NA6477Charteris; Francis R. (1818-1914); 8th Earl of Wemyss; styled Lord Elcho 1853-83 M.P1818-1914
NA10195Cole; Henry (1808-1882); Sir; author and secretary to royal commissions on exhibitions1808-1882
NA6135Stanley; Edward J. (1802-1869); 2nd Baron Stanley and 1st Baron Eddisbury; cr. 1st Baron Eddisbury 1848 statesman1802-1869
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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