Document ReferenceNe C 4584
TitlePrinted address from [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne], Whitehall Place, Whitehall, London, to the Electors of the Southern Division of the County of Nottingham; 7 Feb. 1846
Date Of Creation7 February 1846
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExplains his reasons for accepting the appointment as Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; requests support that he may be returned for the division; discusses the attempt by the Nottinghamshire Agricultural Protection Society to force his resignation; explains the circumstances under which an M.P. may resign; discusses the dangers of powerful political clubs; agrees to attend the division to answer questions on government policy; comments on the source of his anti-Protectionist feelings; refers to the 'infliction' on their 'Sister Island' which is more severe than people suspect.

Enclosed at Ne C 4583.
Termappointments, Irish
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
Irish affairs, famine
parliamentary business, members of parliament, rights of
agricultural protection
resignations and dismissals, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne
clubs and societies, Nottinghamshire Agricultural Protection Society
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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11193Nottingham, Electors of the Southern Division of the County of
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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