Document ReferenceNe C 4574
TitlePrinted newspaper article from 'The Morning Chronicle' relative to the South Notts. election; 24 Feb. n.y. [c.1846]
Date Of Creation24 February 1846 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses the election of Lord Morpeth for the West Riding of Yorkshire; comments on the importance of the South Notts. election; discusses the power of 'ducal and landlord nomination'; admires the personal qualities of Lord Lincoln in the face of the 'violent opposition of the head of his own family'; thinks that the action of Lincoln's father [4th Duke of Newcastle] is a 'stretch of paternal prerogative alike impertinent and cruel'; contrasts Lincoln's noble qualities with the 'constitutional tyranny' of his father; thinks Lincoln's success would be a 'great triumph' for free trade, his loss a small victory for Protectionism; wishes Lincoln success.

Note indicates article is from 'The M[orning] Chronicle'.

This document is dated 'Feb. 24'; the year provided is based on internal evidence and the bundle date.
Termelections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
elections, Yorkshire West Riding 1846
family relationships, 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle under Lyne
elections, candidates, ducal nomination
agricultural protection
Free Trade
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
NA9663Howard; George W.F. (1802-1864); 7th Earl of Carlisle; styled Viscount Morpeth succeeded 18481802-1864
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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