Document ReferenceOs 3 D 1
TitlePolitical diary of J.E. Denison; 1 Feb. 1826 - June 1830
Date1 February 1826-Jun 1830
Extent184 ff
Content DescriptionConsists of political diary of J.E. Denison covering period 1826 to 1830; discusses issues of national political importance such as Peel's Catholic Bill, questions of free trade and Corn Bill, and attempts to reform currency; contains discussions on appointments to Cabinet and changes of administration; includes account of Denison's first speech in House of Commons and his role at Admiralty; discusses election procedures including Denison's election to Hastings; refers to attempt at electoral reform including East Retford question; comments on Denison's relationship with members of society at national and local level; includes account of Lord Canning's death.

On personal level describes objections of Duke of Portland to his marriage to Lady Charlotte Cavendish-Bentinck; gives account of his financial situation; discusses finances and careers of family members; includes reference to Denison's interests such as architecture, education and agricutural improvements.
Termgovernments, Liverpool Ministry 1812-27
governments, Canning Ministry 1827
governments, Goderich Ministry 1827-28
governments, Wellington Ministry 1828-30
death, Lord Canning
marriage, attitudes towards
currency, reform of
elections, reform of
Free Trade
religious affairs, Catholic Question
agricultural improvements
financial affairs, J.E. Denison
appointments, government
parliamentary business, committees
government departments, Admiralty
parliamentary business, speeches
social life, England
Physical DescriptionVolume bound in full diced calf; gold and blind stamped; rubbed; hinges cracked; metal clasp broken on one side.

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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
NA11006Robinson; Frederick J. (1782-1859); 1st Earl of Ripon; styled Viscount Goderich 1827-33 P.M. 1827-281782-1859
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA923Bright; John (1811-1889); statesman and orator1811-1889
NA9466O'Connell; Daniel (1775-1847); Mr; Irish politician1775-1847
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA9468Huskisson; William (1770-1830); Mr; statesman1770-1830
NA9457Ryder; Dudley (1762-1847); 1st Earl of Harrowby1762-1847
NA6474Labouchere; Henry (1798-1869); 1st Baron Taunton; statesman1798-1869
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA1016Scott; Charlotte (1806-1889); Viscountess Ossington; née Cavendish-Bentinck m 1827 J.E. Denison Viscount Ossington1806-1889
NA8625Denison; Edward (1801-1854); Bishop of Salisbury; brother of J.E. Denison1801-1854
NA207Denison; William T. (1804-1871); Sir; colonial governor brother of J.E. Denison knighted 18461804-1871
NA8832Denison; Frank (1813-1843); Lieutenant; brother of J.E. Denison1813-1843
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL17978/East Retford/Nottinghamshire/England
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