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Document ReferenceOs C 70
TitleLetter from C. Grant, [later Baron Glenelg], Naples and Rome, Italy, to J.E. Denison, Ossington, Nottinghamshire; 23-30 Nov. 1829
Date23 November 1829-30 November 1829
Extent3 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionBegins letter from Naples by quoting latin verse; bulk of letter written from Rome dated 30 Nov.; comments on weather in Rome and difficulties of travel; refers to how he missed seeing Denison's brother [Edward] in Italy; describes Italian travels; expresses delight at Italy but negative view of people especially the Neopolitans; describes Neopolitan Government as corrupt and believes Austria and Metternich govern in reality; expresses views on Wellington's Ministry and refers to Gally Knight's pamphlet on political decline of England from its high point under Canning; believes Whigs will be paralysed in next session [of Parliament] by 'the dictator' [Wellington].

Includes Latin quotations.
Termgovernments, Wellington Ministry 1829
governments, Neopolitan 1829
travel, Italy
foreigners, attitudes towards
political parties, Whigs
politics, national

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6064Winneburg; Clement W.L. Metternich- (1773-1859); 2nd Prince of Metternich-Winneburg; Austrian diplomatist and statesman1773-1859
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA9648Knight; Henry Gally (1786-1846); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1814-1815; Malton 1831-1832; North Nottinghamshire 1835-18461786-1846
NA9480Ryder; Dudley (1798-1882); 2nd Earl of Harrowby; styled Viscount Sandon 1809-18471798-1882
NA9637Grant; Charles (1778-1866); Baron Glenelg; created baron 18351778-1866
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
Places
CodeSet
PL288/Italy
PL1915/Sardinia
PL86/Switzerland
PL9880/Naples/Kingdom of the Two Sicilies/Italy
PL9849/Milan/Kingdom of Lombardy and Venetia
PL9921/Brescia/Kingdom of Lombardy and Venetia
PL9922/Venice/Kingdom of Lombardy and Venetia
PL9923/Bologna/Papal States
PL9850/Florence/Tuscany
PL9848/Rome/Papal States
PL90/Austria
PL288/Italy
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