Document ReferenceNe C 5070/1-4
TitleLetter from John, 1st Earl Russell, Whitehall, London, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 11 Mar. 1839
Date Of Creation11 March 1839
Extent6 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionExpressing concern that an armed combination existed in the county of Nottingham, inciting people to violations of the peace and the overthrow of the government; emphasising that the law should be rigorously enforced; referring to Act 60 Geo 3 Chapter 1, and quoting from the preamble of the Act that anyone engaged in insurrection if convicted would be liable to the highest penalties of the law. Finally stating that the Government were unwilling to recommend any alterations of the existing laws.
Termcivil disorder, Nottinghamshire 1839
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
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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