Document ReferenceNe C 4573
TitlePrinted newspaper article from 'The Morning Chronicle' relating to the South Nottinghamshire election; 11 Feb. n.y. [c.1846]
Date Of Creation11 February 1846 (c)
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionSpeculates as to why Lord Lincoln gave up his seat and Cabinet post to take the position of Chief Secretary for Ireland; says it is unprecedented for this post to be filled by someone who was already a Cabinet minister; explains Lincoln's refusal to resign his seat because the Nottingham Agricultural Protection Association wished it; reports Lincoln's words that no member of Parliament has a right to resign their seat; thinks Lincoln only accepted his office to meet his constituent's request in an indirect way; discusses the principle of representation; thinks that a call to resign from a 'Protectionist constituency upon a representative converted to free trade' should be heeded.

Note indicates article is from 'The Morning Chronicle'.

This document is dated 'Feb. 11'; the year provided is based on internal evidence and the bundle date.
Termelections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
clubs and societies, Nottinghamshire Agricultural Protection Society
appointments, Irish
family relationships, 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle under Lyne
parliamentary business, members of parliament, rights of
agricultural protection
Free Trade, opposition to
publications, newspapers, 'The Morning Chronicle'

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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
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