Document ReferenceNe C 12462/1
TitleCopy of letter from [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Earl of Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne], London, to Godfrey Tallents Esq., Newark, Nottinghamshire; 3 Sep. 1841
Date Of Creation3 September 1841-27 December 1845
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionSays that he is no longer the member for South Nottinghamshire and has accepted the office of Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests; explains his reasons and the consequences of this action; comments on possible candidates.

Copy of letter from [Henry P.F. Pelham-Clinton] Earl of Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne], Whitehall Place, London, to Godfrey Tallents Esq., 27 Dec. 1845; refuses to present an opinion on the Corn Laws as this would reveal the views of the Cabinet; states that he never said he would resign his seat and stand for re-election; says that there is no immediate prospect for an election; promises to fight for his seat no matter what.
Termappointments, royal
constituencies, South Nottinghamshire
elections, South Nottinghamshire 1846
Corn Laws

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CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA8369Tallents; Godfrey (1811-1877); Mr; solicitor and agent of the Duke of Newcastle; of Newark, Nottinghamshire1811-1877
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