Document ReferenceNe C 4627/1-2
TitleLetter written from Bolton Street, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 21 Feb. n.y. [c.1846]
Date Of Creation21 February 1846 (c)
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionBelieves that should Lincoln fail in the election, it will not have been 'fruitless'; has heard that some Protectionists wish Lincoln success; hopes Lincoln will succeed, but is not 'as sanguine as others'; scolds Lincoln on allowing the House of Commons to intimidate him when he does so well at the hustings; warns Lincoln that his 'light must not go out for lack of oil'; is glad that Lady Lincoln is improving.

This document is dated 'Feb. 21'; the year provided is based on internal evidence and the bundle date.
Termagricultural protection
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
Publication NotePublished as part of the 'Politics of the 4th Duke of Newcastle' e-learning resource on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham

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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
NA11225Gairdner; N. (fl 1846); supporter of 5th Duke of Newcastlefl 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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