Document ReferenceNe C 4654
TitleResolutions of the Electors of Linlithgow, Council Chambers, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland; 23 Apr. 1846
Date Of Creation23 April 1846
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionPasses a resolution agreeing to support the Earl of Lincoln, should Mr Baird resign his seat in his favour; gives the condition that Lincoln not offer himself as a candidate at the general election so that Mr Wilson may stand; regrets that Mr Wilson has agreed to stand in Lincoln's place should his opponents bring forward a Protectionist candidate; does not believe a Protectionist candidate can win.

Signed by provost Dawson.
Termelections, Falkirk Burghs 1846
agricultural protection, opposition to
resignations and dismissals, William B. Baird

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA11233Baird; William B. (1796-1864); Mr; conservative member for Falkirk 1841-6; resigned in favour of 5th duke1796-1864
NA11248Wilson; - (fl 1846); Mr; prospective candidate for Falkirk burghs; of Dundybanfl 1846
NA11249Dawson; A. (fl 1846); provost at Linlithgowfl 1846
NA11250Linlithgow, Electors of
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