Document ReferenceNe C 4631/1-2
TitleLetter from Geo. Rawson, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 25 Feb. 1846
Date Of Creation25 February 1846
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports the view of the trade parties that Lincoln should be nominated for the North division [of Notts.]; thinks Lincoln would be returned if he 'came forward upon a requisition from the Conservative party'; says the poll states that 79 of the 129 residents of Nottingham have voted for Lincoln; reports that an informal canvass gave a majority against the return of Lord H. Bentinck in favour of a Conservative candidate; says Mr Foljambe cannot even rely on his tenants voting for himself; blames Lincoln's defeat on the spirit animating the farmers; refers in detail to the poll results.
Termelections, North Nottinghamshire 1846
elections, poll
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
agricultural protection
political parties, Conservatives, candidates
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
NA11164Foljambe; - (fl 1837-1846); Mr; 'red' electoral candidate for North Notts.fl 1837-1846
NA9176Bentinck; W. Henry Cavendish- (1804-1870); Lord; M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1804-1870
NA11210Rawson; George (fl 1846); Esq.; of Nottinghamfl 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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