Document ReferenceNe C 4638
TitleLetter from John Young [later Baron Lisgar], to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 26 Mar. 1846
Date Of Creation26 March 1846
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionReports that Mr Baird (M.P. for the Falkirk Boroughs) has offered to resign in Lincoln's favour; asks Lincoln's opinion on this and whether he can expect the support of the Duke of Hamilton who has influence there; speculates as to the probability of Lincoln's success; says he has not told anyone about this except Sir R. Peel.

Letter from 'Private'.
Termresignations and dismissals, William B. Baird
elections, Falkirk Burghs 1846

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11233Baird; William B. (1796-1864); Mr; conservative member for Falkirk 1841-6; resigned in favour of 5th duke1796-1864
NA9425Hamilton; Alexander (1767-1852); 10th Duke of Hamilton; styled Marquess of Douglas 1799-18191767-1852
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA11200Young; John (1807-1876); Baron Lisgar; M.P.; secretary of Treasury 1844-46; 1861-1867 Governor of New South Wales; creat. baron 18701807-1876
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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