Document ReferenceNe C 4529
TitleLetter from W.E. Tallents, Newark, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Portman Square, London; 27 Apr. 1831
Date Of Creation27 April 1831
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionEncloses copies of the previous days' addresses [none present]; comments briefly on the abuse suffered by Mr Handley on account of his vote on the Reform Bill; thinks they selected the lesser 'evil' by uniting with Mr Handley; discusses in detail the pros and cons of union with a man of 'such contrary politics' who supports the Reform Bill; comments on the respective merits of Mr Handley and Sir Roger [Gresley] as canvassers; says that many think they will be beaten; believes there is a possibility that Sir Roger will be beaten; thinks he stands a better chance than Mr Sadler would have done; says that Lord Middleton has written to Mr Hodgkinson with directions that his tenants give one vote to Mr Handley and the other to whom they please.
Termelections, Newark 1831
elections, voting rights
parliamentary business, bills, Reform 1831
elections, agents
elections, canvass
patronage, political
Conditiontorn

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11154Handley; William F. (1780-1851); Mr; banker; M.P. Newark 1831-18341780-1851
NA11153Gresley; Roger (1799-1837); 8th Baronet; M.P.1799-1837
NA11146Sadler; Michael T. (1780-1835); Mr; M.P. Newark 1829-31 Aldborough 1831-21780-1835
NA11155Hodgkinson; - (fl 1831); Mr; agent? of 6th Baron Middletonfl 1831
NA11156Willoughby; Henry (1761-1835); 6th Baron Middleton1761-1835
NA8307Tallents; William E. (1780-1837); Mr; solicitor and Town Clerk of Newark, Nottinghamshire1780-1837
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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