Document ReferenceOs C 76
TitleLetter from W. Huskisson, Carlton Gardens, London, to J.E. Denison, Ratcliffe, Nottinghamshire; 5 Aug. 1830
Date5 August 1830
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConsoles Denison for electoral loss [at Newcastle under Lyne]; considers Duke of Wellington to be political victor and discusses electioneering surrounding election of Edmund Peel; believes loss of Bassetlaw was due to apathy of Duke of Portland; refers to events in France and expulsion of Charles X; expresses view if [George] Canning had lived Britain would be superior force in Europe; alludes to current political situation in Europe regarding Spain and Naples; believes Wellington will regret obstinacy over East Retford question and reforms [of franchise] will be wider; adds comment on his health.
Termpolitics, French
politics, European
parliamentary business, reform
constituencies, East Retford
elections, Newcastle under Lyne 1830
governments, Wellington Ministry 1830
elections, electioneering
elections, Bassetlaw 1830
revolutions, French Revolution 1830

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA9661Charles X (1757-1836); King of France and Navarre; (reigned 1824-30)1757-1836
NA9660Peel; Edmund (1791-1850); Mr; M.P.1791-1850
NA9648Knight; Henry Gally (1786-1846); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1814-1815; Malton 1831-1832; North Nottinghamshire 1835-18461786-1846
NA9468Huskisson; William (1770-1830); Mr; statesman1770-1830
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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