Document ReferenceNe C 4530/1-2
TitleLetter from Sir Roger Gresley, Clinton Arms, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; n.d. [c.Apr. 1831]
Date Of CreationApril 1831 (c)
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for not replying earlier to the duke's letter; says that he was handled 'very roughly' by a mob during his canvass with Mr Handley and lost his hat and coat; explains that he and Sergeant Wilde had a public argument during this canvass; says that the Mayor insisted he went home.

This document is dated 'Monday'; the year provided is based on that of related correspondence.
Termelections, Newark 1831
elections, canvass
civil disorder, rioting

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA10116Wilde; Thomas (1782-1855); 1st Baron Truro; Judge lord chancellor 1850-521782-1855
NA11153Gresley; Roger (1799-1837); 8th Baronet; M.P.1799-1837
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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