Document ReferenceMS 71/3
TitleLetter from Anna M. Newcastle [Duchess of Newcastle under Lyne], Paris [France] to J.C. Brough, Newark [Nottinghamshire]; 19 Mar. 1803
Date19 March 1803
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses surprise that Lord Middleton has asked him [Brough] to take steps at Newark without first consulting her; gives details of what she knows of Lord Middleton's intentions; says she has told Lord Middleton that 'we' [i.e. the Newcastle party] have no chance of being beaten out of Newark; notes that Lord Middleton previously asked her if she intended to introduce a second member, or whether she would join him if he offered one; she informed Lord Middleton that she had 'no thoughts in any case of offering a second member on the Newcastle Interest at Newark', and in the event of the Suttons giving up there, she would be prepared to join with him; says she sought an assurance from Lord Middleton that if he did offer a candidate she [Duchess of Newcastle] would be one of the first to be informed; concludes by sending greetings to several local people.

The letter is not in the duchess' hand.
Termpolitics, local, Newark
elections, candidates

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11156Willoughby; Henry (1761-1835); 6th Baron Middleton1761-1835
NA27253Brough; Job C. (fl 1792-1803); Mr; solicitor; of Lincoln's Inn Londonfl 1792-1803
NA11009Clinton; Anna Maria Pelham- (1760-1834); Duchess of Newcastle under Lyne; née Stanhope; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne 1782; styled Lady Lincoln 1782-1794; m 2nd Sir C. Crawfurd 18001760-1834
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