Document ReferenceNe C 4576
TitleLetter from Godfrey Tallents, Newark, 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 DescriptionComments on the opposition in the agricultural association, which he will attempt to diffuse; quotes from a letter from the duke in which he vows to oppose Sir Robert Peel to the utmost, saying that 'no ties of blood will form an exception'; discusses the vehemence of the duke's opposition to Peel; has told the duke that after years of acting as Lincoln's electoral agent he cannot in good conscience decline to do so again; reports the duke has declined Gladstone's application for support and that Gladstone did not seem to expect it; thinks that Lord Charles will be asked to step forward; discusses the consequences of the county losing both Lincoln and Gladstone'; asks after Lady Lincoln and 'her little boy' [Albert].

Letter marked 'Private'.

Some parts of the text have been lost due to fire damage - possibly in the fire at Clumber in 1879.
Termclubs and societies, Nottinghamshire Agricultural Protection Society
personal relationships, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne and Sir Robert Peel
constituencies, candidates
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
elections, Newark 1846
Conditiondamaged by fire

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA948Clinton; Charles Pelham- (1813-1894); Lord; son of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; Captain of the Life Guards; M.P. for Sandwich1813-1894
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
NA9753Clinton; Albert S. Pelham- (1845-1884); Lord; 4th son of 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1845-1884
NA8369Tallents; Godfrey (1811-1877); Mr; solicitor and agent of the Duke of Newcastle; of Newark, Nottinghamshire1811-1877
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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