Document ReferenceNe C 5063/2
TitleLetter from Mr Edward Unwin, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 4 Feb. 1839
Date Of Creation4 February 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReporting to His Grace that people from the North had visited the district, making the most inflammatory harangues to the Association here; about the possible assassination of those who had ventured to interfere; that the Association was now well-armed, and that in the case of an outbreak there was only the Yeomanry to deal with it, but that they were scattered around the County and difficult to call in an emergency. Also asking that his letter be passed on to the Home Secretary unless the Duke wished Unwin himself to write to the Home Office.
Termcivil disorder, Nottinghamshire 1839
cavalry, volunteer
political movements, Chartism
Publication NotePublished as part of the 'Politics of the 4th Duke of Newcastle' e-learning resource on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA12801Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Cavalry
NA12900Unwin; Edward (fl 1831); Mrfl 1831
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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