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
LevelItem/file
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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