Document ReferenceNe C 4575
TitleLetter from Edward Woollett-Wilmot, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne], Whitehall Place, Whitehall, London; 28 Dec. 1845
Date Of Creation28 December 1845
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for his letter; hopes Lady Lincoln continues to make progress; thinks the county can ask no more of Lincoln than that he represents it to the best of his ability; says the farmers are 'bigoted and narrow-minded' who would see their neighbours starve, only becoming 'frantic' when mention is made of their pockets; thinks that should the county not elect Lincoln, it would be punished for its 'folly' by his loss; says that the duke has written a 'perfectly outrageous' letter abusing Sir Robert Peel; believes the society [Nottingham Agricultural Protection Association] will lose half its members if the resolution [to request the resignation of Lincoln as M.P.?] is carried; explains the measures he is taking in support of Lincoln.

Some parts of the text have been lost due to fire damage - possibly in the fire at Clumber in 1879.
Termpersonal relationships, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne and Sir Robert Peel
constituencies, representation
constituencies, South Nottinghamshire
clubs and societies, Nottinghamshire Agricultural Protection Society
Conditiondamaged by fire

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA951Opdebeck; Susan H. (1814-1889); Lady; née Hamilton-Douglas; m 1stly 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne 1832; styled Lady Lincoln 1832-1850; divorced 1850; m 2ndly M. Opdebeck 18601814-1889
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA11190Wilmot; Edward Woollett- (1808-1864); Mr; agent of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1808-1864
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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