Document ReferenceNe C 4533
TitleLetter from [Henry Willoughby] 6th Baron Middleton, Wollaton [Hall], Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 26 Apr. 1831
Date Of Creation26 April 1831
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionExplains his reasons for asking his friends to support Mr Handley; does not believe that either of the gentlemen whom the duke has asked to come forward will have enough support to 'warrant the attempt'; refers to his influence in Bassetlaw; thinks that the 'violence of party is but the madness of many, for the good of a few'; believes he is too old and infirm to 'come prominently forward in any way'.
Termhealth, 6th Baron Middleton
politics, party, attitudes towards
elections, Nottinghamshire 1831

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11154Handley; William F. (1780-1851); Mr; banker; M.P. Newark 1831-18341780-1851
NA11156Willoughby; Henry (1761-1835); 6th Baron Middleton1761-1835
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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