Document ReferenceNe C 4531
TitleLetter from W.F. Handley, Newark, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Portman Square, London; 25 Apr. 1831
Date Of Creation25 April 1831
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas been unable to do much with the canvass that day; comments on the conduct of the mob; says that the mob was in a 'state of the greatest possible excitement' greatly increased by the liquor with which they have been supplied; fears that the next canvass will be accompanied by a 'dreadful tumult'.
Termelections, Newark 1831
civil disorder, rioting
civil disorder, drunkenness
elections, canvass

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11154Handley; William F. (1780-1851); Mr; banker; M.P. Newark 1831-18341780-1851
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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