Document ReferenceOs C 649
TitleLetter from [E.J. Stanley], 2nd Baron Stanley of Alderley, Board of Trade, Whitehall, London, to J.E. Denison; 28 Oct. 1855
Date28 October 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Denison that he is not to sit on committee of exhibitors who have been awarded medals; states that Denison is unable to accept Legion of Honour offered by Emperor [Napoléon III]; as president of class [at Paris Exhibition] he will nominate foreign person for distinction; reiterates that no British subject can wear order conferred by foreign sovereign except for military service; informs him that he has discussed matter with Clarendon and Granville; refers to difficult crossing from Calais.
Termhonours and decorations, Legion of Honour
exhibitions, Paris Exhibition 1855

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
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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