Document ReferenceNe C 4661/1-2
TitleLetter from J. Thompson, Stubbing Court, [Derbyshire] to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 4 May 1846
Date Of Creation4 May 1846
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionThinks 'The Times' will be forced to print Lincoln's victory by fourteen votes with 'confusion'; rejoices at the victory; believes 'The Times' did Lincoln 'all the mischief in their power' after hearing of Mr Baird's resignation; hopes the Duke of Hamilton was influential in his support; thinks that the renewal of good relations between Lincoln and the duke will aid Lady Lincoln's recovery; discusses the heavy burden of expectation upon Lincoln; hopes he is in good health; believes he possesses 'power for debate' of which he is 'yet unconscious'; thinks there will be a battle with the member for King's Lynn; asks if he wishes Ranby [Hall] to be let in his absence; wanted to go to a sale at Hardwick, but feared meeting the duke; comments on the support of the Bishop of Durham.
Termelections, Falkirk Burghs 1846
estate business, leases, Ranby Hall
resignations and dismissals, William B. Baird
parliamentary business, debates
health, Countess of Lincoln
family relationships, 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne and 10th Duke of Hamilton
publications, newspapers, 'The Times'

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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
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
NA11256Maltby; Edward (1770-1859); Bishop of Durham; bishop of Durham 1836-56; bishop of Chichester 1831-61770-1859
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
NA11191Thompson; Johnathan (fl 1794-1846); Mr; tutor of 5th Duke at Eton; Yorkshire Receiver 1844; Northern Receiver 1846fl 1794-1846
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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