Document ReferenceNe C 4600
TitleLetter from Thomas White, Epperstone Rectory, Epperstone, Nottinghamshire, to [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Lord Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; 24 Mar. 1846
Date Of Creation24 March 1846
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to Lincoln's speech given in Newark market place and printed in the 'Nottingham Review'; explains why he promised his vote during the canvass but later abstained; says it would have been inconsistent to vote for a supporter of the Maynooth grant when he had campaigned against it; feels strongly about any issue which indicates a 'yielding of our government to Popery'; stresses his high regard for Lincoln's character.
Termelections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
elections, canvass
Irish affairs, Maynooth grant
publications, newspapers, 'Nottingham Review'
religious affairs, anti-Catholicism

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11203White; Thomas (c.1777-1849); Rev.; rector of Epperstone, Nottsc.1777-1849
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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