Document ReferenceNe C 4549
TitleLetter from Thomas Houldsworth, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 23 Jul. 1837
Date Of Creation23 July 1837
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionRegrets that the duke has received such an unfavourable report of his canvassing conduct; explains that Mr Knight's agents have been apathetic, whilst Mr Foljambe's are very active; says his agents are instructed to ask for only one vote, but have not refused any plumpers offered; discusses the strong support for Mr Foljambe; says he has never requested a vote on the grounds that Mr Knight is 'sure to be beaten'; says that his committee and that of Mr Knight are due to meet to compare books.
Termelections, North Nottinghamshire 1837
elections, canvass
disputes, electoral, Mr Gally-Knight v Mr Houldsworth
elections, voting, plumpers

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA9648Knight; Henry Gally (1786-1846); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1814-1815; Malton 1831-1832; North Nottinghamshire 1835-18461786-1846
NA11164Foljambe; - (fl 1837-1846); Mr; 'red' electoral candidate for North Notts.fl 1837-1846
NA11163Houldsworth; Thomas (1772-1852); Mr; M.P. Pontefract 1818-1830, Newton 1830-1832, North Nottinghamshire 1832-18521772-1852
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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