Document ReferenceNe C 9095
TitleMemorandum for [Henry Pelham-Clinton] Earl of Lincoln [later 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne]; n.d. [c.1845]
Date1845 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that it 'seems almost incredible that the late Lord Churchill should have been advised to urge a claim' on lands in Wychwood Forest to which 'the Rights of the Crown had never heretofore been questioned'; reports that the claim of the present Lord Churchill will 'now be wholly conceded'; discusses the remainder of Lord Churchill's claims in right of his Rangership of Wychwood Forest; reports that there is likely to be a lengthy trial on the matter; suggests that Lincoln ask Churchill to waive some of his claims and 'agree to reference on the other points'.

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Termgovernment business, Office of Woods, crown lands

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA15258Spencer; Francis A. (1779-1845); 1st Baron Churchill1779-1845
NA15533Spencer; Francis G. (1802-1886); 2nd Baron Churchill; succ. 18451802-1886
NA15237W.; O. (fl 1841-1845); of the Office of Woods?fl 1841-1845
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
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