Document ReferenceOs C 69
TitleLetter from E.G Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby], Knowsley, Lancashire, to J.E. Denison; 22 Nov. n.y. [1829]
Date22 November 1829
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to inability to accept inviation to Nottinghamshire as result of his wife's ill-health due to 'her unfortunate confinement'; comments on his hunting pursuits and 'idle life' at Knowsley; refers to visit to see Liverpool to Manchester Railway; discusses effects of 'steam carriages' on stagecoach proprietors and canal shares; describes trip on carriage and effects of travelling at 20 miles per hour; refers to Hall's book on America; asks assistance from Denison's brother Edward to enable his cousin [Thomas] Phipps Champneys to enter Merton College [Oxford University]; refers to Denison's visit to Buxton and asks for news of [Henry] Labouchere.
Termpatronage, university
patronage, political
railways, Liverpool-Manchester Railway
sports, hunting
social news, health
transport, carriages
travel, England
financial affairs, investments

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA6474Labouchere; Henry (1798-1869); 1st Baron Taunton; statesman1798-1869
NA9646Champneys; Thomas P.A. (-1879); Rev.; cousin of E.G. Stanley; rector of Badsworth Yorkshire 1859-79-1879
NA9647Stanley; Emma C. (-1876); Countess of Derby; née Bootle-Wilbraham wife of 14th Earl-1876
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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