Document ReferenceNe C 177
TitleLetter from [T. Pelham-Holles] 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne [later 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne], Hanover [Germany], to Henry Pelham; 6/17 Jul. 1750
Date17 July 1750
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComplains that he has not received any instructions from the Secretary of State and does not know what to do about the Duke of Wolfenbuttel's demands, the Hanoverian and Hessian prisoners and Nova Scotia; also complains that he has heard nothing about the Staffordshire Riots from the Duke of Bedford so could not give a proper account to the King; reports that he has heard about the treasonable student behaviour at Christ Church as the Solicitor General sent him a full account; observes that the University of Cambridge has accepted all their regulations by the intervention of his friend Mr Hubbard of Emanuel; hopes that the 'principal authors of these Jacobite Riots are like to be discovered'.

Letter dated 6/17 Jul. 1750.
Termgovernments, Pelham 1746-1754
Jacobites, England 1748
royalty, authority of
prisoners of war, Hanover and Hesse
civil disorder, Staffordshire 1748

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA12023Russell; John (1710-1771); 4th Duke of Bedford1710-1771
NA18756Hubbard; Henry (1708-1778); Mr; Fellow of Emanuel College Cambridge and a Tory1708-1778
NA18751Louis (fl 1748); Prince of Wolfenb├╝ttel; (general)fl 1748
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA967Pelham; Henry (1696-1754); Mr; Prime Minister 1743-1754 brother of T. Pelham-Holles 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1696-1754
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