Document ReferenceNe C 6818
TitleLetter from William Hirst, Boroughbridge, Yorkshire, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 9 Apr. 1831
Date Of Creation9 April 1831
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionReports that 'our friends here and at Aldborough' have refrained from opposing the Reform Bill; reports that Mr Lawson is in favour of the bill; explains that Mr Lawson could raise more petition signatures as he claims more votes than the duke actually has; argues that a counter-petition on the part of the duke would be more 'injurious' than not petitioning at all.
Termparliamentary business, bills, Reform Bill 1831
disputes, personal, 4th Duke of Newcastle v Lawson family

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA13740Lawson; Andrew (1800-1853); Mr; M.P. Knaresborough 1834-1837 1841-1847; stood for Boroughbridge 1826?1800-1853
NA11180Hirst; William (fl 1818-1839); Esq.; solicitor; postmaster; steward of the manors of Aldborough and Boroughbridgefl 1818-1839
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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