Document ReferenceNe C 6585
TitleLetter from Gilbert Jones, Salisbury Square, London, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 5 Oct. 1812
Date Of Creation5 October 1812
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he had never believed that there was any chance that Mr Dawkins would be returned for Retford, but that he wishes he had pursued the canvass for a few more days; speculates that had they proceeded, many voters would have made promises which they would not have kept 'when they found that they were not to receive the usual bribe'.
Termelections, East Retford 1812
bribery and corruption, elections

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA11053Dawkins; Henry (1765-1852); Mr; M.P. Boroughbridge 1806-8 Aldborough 1812-41765-1852
NA13261Jones; Gilbert (-c.1847); Mr; solicitor; of Jones and Green London-c.1847
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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