Document ReferenceNe C 4551
TitleLetter from John Parkinson, Leyfields, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Portman Square, London; 25 Jul. 1837
Date Of Creation25 July 1837
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIncludes a copy of a letter received from Mr Rogers of Ranby; replied that Dumcombe would have plumpers 'in case of need'; believes that Mr Mason's only chance of success is 'distrust' amongst the friends of Duncombe and Vernon; speculates that Mr Foljambe's canvass resulted in very little support; says that Lord Scarborough's tenants have been instructed to vote for Mr Mason only.

Copy of letter from Mr Rogers, Ranby, n.d. [c.Jul. 1837]; writes on behalf of Captain Duncombe; believes from his canvass that unless the duke's interest is 'given exclusively to him he will lose the election'; says that plumpers for Mason and Vernon are commonplace.

Copy of address of William Mason, East Retford, Nottinghamshire, to the 'Independent Freemen and Electors of the Borough of East Retford and Hundred of Bassetlaw', 24 Jul. 1837; presents himself as a candidate for the parliamentary election, following the solicitations of various electors; says he would offer his support to the present government 'in furtherance of an efficient and beneficial Reform in Church and State'; explains he will not have time to carry out a personal canvass, but trusts his friends will support him.
Termelections, North Nottinghamshire 1837
elections, canvass
elections, voting, plumpers
patronage, political

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11173East Retford and Hundred of Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire; Independent Freemen and Electors of the Borough of
NA11058Duncombe; Arthur (1806-1889); Admiral; M.P. East Retford 1830-51 East Riding of Yorkshire 1851-681806-1889
NA11172Mason; William (fl 1837); Esq.; electoral candidate at Bassetlawfl 1837
NA9841Vernon; Granville V. Harcourt- (1792-1879); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1815-1820; East Retford 1831-1847; took name of Harcourt before Vernon 18311792-1879
NA8506Savile; John Lumley- (1788-1856); 8th Earl of Scarbrough; succ. 1835; M.P. 1826-18351788-1856
NA11174Rogers; - (fl 1837); Mr; of Ranby; connected with Captain Duncombe's election campaignfl 1837
NA11164Foljambe; - (fl 1837-1846); Mr; 'red' electoral candidate for North Notts.fl 1837-1846
NA11143Parkinson; John (fl 1830-1837); Esq.; agent of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lynefl 1830-1837
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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