Document ReferenceNe C 4558
TitleLetter from Henry Gally-Knight, Firbeck Hall, Yorkshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 9 Aug. n.y. [c.1837]
Date Of Creation9 August 1837 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks the duke for the support which has resulted in his [electoral] success; says he would never have won without the duke's 'interference'; thinks it important to remember that 'we are strong when we are united'; was anxious about the result as Lord Lincoln could tell him; comments on the influence of Lincoln in the final outcome and his success at Nottingham; comments briefly on the speeches made during the campaign, especially that by Mr Hicklin who 'really has the gift'.

This document is dated 'August 9'; the year provided is based on internal evidence and the bundle date.
Termelections, North Nottinghamshire 1837
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1837
patronage, thanks for
patronage, political

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA11177Hicklin; - (fl 1837); Mr; editor of the 'Nottingham Journal'fl 1837
NA9648Knight; Henry Gally (1786-1846); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1814-1815; Malton 1831-1832; North Nottinghamshire 1835-18461786-1846
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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