Document ReferenceNe C 3609
TitleLetter from T. Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Newcastle House, to H.F. Clinton, 9th Earl of Lincoln [later 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; n.d. [c.Oct. 1756]
DateOctober 1756 (c)
Content DescriptionExpresses Sorrow at hearing that Lincoln has been out of order; observes that neither he nor Lady Lincoln must trifle with their health; 'as to your letter, you know, or ought to know, that in my whole life I never refused anything you asked, or wished, if I would do it. That is my care at present. I dislike your man, I know he has used me very ill, but yet I can't refuse you'; proposes that Mr Finch be sent to Windsor so that 'he may be further from me'; adds in a postscript that he likes Reade's plan which the Chancellor of the Exchequer also approves.

Date identification is based on research of C. Priestly; original letter only dated 'Saturday morning'.
Termfamily relationships
Physical Description2 ff

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11481Clinton; Catherine Pelham- (1727-1760); Countess of Lincoln; née Pelham; dau. of Henry Pelham; m. 9th Earl of Lincoln later 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne 17441727-1760
NA12266Finch; - (fl 1746-1756); Mrfl 1746-1756
NA11499Reade; Henry (1716-1762); Mr; secretary to Lord Lincoln as Cofferer of the household 17471716-1762
NA12096Lyttelton; George (1709-1773); 1st Baron Lyttelton; succ. as 5th Baronet Lyttelton 1751; cr. Baron Lyttelton of Frankley 1756; M.P. Oakhampton 1735-1756; Chancellor of the Exchequer and Cofferer of King's Household 1754-17551709-1773
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
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