Document ReferenceNe C 4579/1-2
TitleLetter from J[ohnathan] T[hompson], Stubbing Court, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 2 Jan. 1846
Date Of Creation2 January 1846
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on a meeting at Newark at which Peel was attacked with 'great venom'; says that Lincoln can trust only him and Wilmot in 'an emergency'; reports that a bitter letter from Lincoln's father was suppressed; fears that Lincoln will have to resign his claim to South Notts. as the duke is 'frantic' in his opposition; discusses the level of support available to Lincoln in the division, saying that he does not have a 'single friend'; warns Lincoln not to commit himself until a dissolution; says that the representation of Newark is 'going begging' as Gladstone is 'forbidden to try' and Lincoln's brothers have refused; suggests Lincoln try for that seat instead; expresses his disgust at the 'ingratitude of the county'.

Some parts of the text have been lost due to fire damage - possibly in the fire at Clumber in 1879.
Termelections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
elections, North Nottinghamshire 1846
governments, Conservative 1841-1846, opposition to
constituencies, Newark
Conditiondamaged by fire

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA11190Wilmot; Edward Woollett- (1808-1864); Mr; agent of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1808-1864
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA11191Thompson; Johnathan (fl 1794-1846); Mr; tutor of 5th Duke at Eton; Yorkshire Receiver 1844; Northern Receiver 1846fl 1794-1846
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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