Document ReferenceNe C 4644
TitleLetter from Edward Woollett-Wilmot, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 23 May 1846
Date Of Creation23 May 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHopes that Lincoln is recovering from his illness; feels that his recent exertions have been 'too much' for him; says that the local Protectionists are confident that the Duke of Richmond and Lord George [Bentinck?] will be in power soon; says the Kent audits have been good; reports the duke alluded to his retirement and he has resigned; asks Lincoln to remember him if he sees a suitable appointment; discusses his progress with the elections bills; refers to the problems with the harvest; says that the duke paid the house bills, but deducted 5% from each, which has caused 'unmingled dissatisfaction amongst all'.
Termhealth, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne
agricultural protection
elections, expenses
agriculture, harvest
elections, North/South Nottinghamshire 1846
resignations and dismissals, Edward Woollett-Wilmot
patronage, requests for
estate business, accounts
estate business, agents, dismissal of
estate business, management
governments, Conservative 1841-1846, opposition to

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA1081Bentinck; W. George F. Cavendish- (1802-1848); Lord; Lord George Bentinck M.P.; son of 4th Duke of Portland1802-1848
NA9677Lennox; Charles Gordon- (1791-1860); 5th Duke of Richmond; M.P. 1812-19 succeeded 18191791-1860
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA11190Wilmot; Edward Woollett- (1808-1864); Mr; agent of 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1808-1864
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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