Document ReferenceNe C 5169
TitleLetter from Stapleton, 1st Viscount Combermere, to Henry, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 12 Jul. n.y. [1831]
Date Of Creation12 July 1831 (c)
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionExpressing the wish that the Duke of W. would not propose Ministers for this on the date of a meeting of parliament and the bringing of the Reform Bill to the House of Lords. Also stating a wish to see the Duke of Wellington taking the lead in the peers and Sir Robert Peel in the House of Commons, a number of members threatening to absent themselves unless matters were carried out systematically. And a P.S. to the effect that he would be going abroad immediately, quitting England entirely with little regret as he was disgusted with almost everything and public men in particular.
Termparliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1831
politics
appointments, government

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA6019Wellesley; Arthur (1769-1852); 1st Duke of Wellington1769-1852
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA983Cotton; Stapleton (1773-1865); 1st Viscount Combermere1773-1865
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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