Letters, 1832-1849.


Letters, 1832-1849.

Primarily political correspondence by Derby concerning the Corn Laws, the Catholic question, and the government abandoning Whig principles. One letter from Henry Peter Brougham, First Baron of Brougham and Vaux also discusses parliamentary politics in 1832, possibly about debates on the Reform Bill.

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