Document ReferenceNe C 8285
TitleLetter from Jonathan Sisson, Upper Charlemont Street, Dublin, Ireland, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 30 Aug. 1845
Date Of Creation30 August 1845
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments that the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 has proved itself to be the 'Ascendency Act for the Roman Catholics, over the Protestants of Great Britain and Ireland'; comments that his opinions on the probable effects of the bill have been proved correct; says that his municipal Corporation of Weavers can now meet as a legitimate body following a decision made by the Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench of Ireland.
Termparliamentary business, acts, Catholic Emancipation Act 1829
religious affairs, anti-Catholicism
Irish affairs, politics
religions, Roman Catholicism
religious affairs, Roman Catholic emancipation
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
NA14689Sisson; Jonathan (fl 1845); leader of the Dublin Corporation of Weaversfl 1845
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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