Document ReferencePw M 111
TitleLetter from Sir John Goss, musical composer, to George A.F. Cavendish Bentinck; 12 Jul. 1865
Date12 July 1865
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends congratulations on Bentinck's return as M.P. for Whitehaven [Bentinck was M.P. for Whitehaven from 1865 to 1891]; confirms that both himself and his son-in-law Frederick Byles plumped for Mr Smith; mentions the Grosvenor party and the Millers.

Goes on to discuss the choirs at the Westminster Abbey and their performance of his Anthem.

Also discusses the work done by his family at the Abingdon Street polling station, and the voting habits of his son at Oxford.
Termmusic, church choirs
politics, local
elections, 1865
elections, Whitehaven 1865

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA79664Goss; John (1800-1880); Sir; organist, composer and teacher; knighted 18721800-1880
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