Document ReferenceNe C 5065
TitleLetter from John, 1st Earl Russell, Whitehall, London, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 23 Feb. 1839
Date Of Creation23 February 1839
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThe most effectual method of meeting the inflamed spirit prevailing in Nottinghamshire would be to send down a body of Metropolitan Police, this being preferable to an armed association; accordingly he had directed that thirty Metropolitan Police be dispatched immediately.

Letter headed 'confidential'.
Termpolice forces
civil disorder, Nottinghamshire 1839, prevention of
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
NA12990London Metropolitan Police
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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