Document ReferenceOs C 79
TitleDraft of letter from J.E. Denison, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, to E.G. Stanley, [later 14th Earl of Derby]; 12 Jan. n.y. [1829]
Date12 January 1829 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAnticipates attempts to pass bill on Catholic Question and refers to question of whether catholic emancipation should be question for Cabinet or Parliament; refers in detail to previous session's divisions particularly in relation to Canningites; states that he expects coherent opposition to Wellington in next session including from Lord Anglesey; discusses problems of maintaining opposition; is sceptical of union with younger M.P.s.

Autograph note by J.E. Denison on f 2v reads ' Answer to Stanley as to the possibility of some union between the Whigs & the friends of Mr Canning'.
Termpolitical parties, Canningites
parliamentary business, debates, Catholic Question
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
political intrigue
political parties, Tories
political parties, Whigs
governments, Wellington Ministry 1829
government departments, Cabinet

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1101Canning; George (1770-1827); Mr; statesman; Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer 18271770-1827
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA9635Paget; Henry W. (1768-1854); 1st Marquess of Anglesey; created 1815 Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1828-29 and 1830-331768-1854
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
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