Document ReferenceNe C 6463
TitleLetter from G. Tallents, Newark, Nottinghamshire, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire; 23 Dec. 1845
Date23 December 1845
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the current uncertainty surrounding the Corn Law; mentions the Maynooth question and how it might split the party; discusses the resignations of Lord John Russell and Sir Robert Peel; believes that Gladstone will not stand again without the duke's support; comments that Lord John Manners would support the agricultural interest.
Termresignations and dismissals, Russell and Peel 1845
Irish affairs, Maynooth Grant
Corn Laws
Publication NotePublished as part of the 'Politics of the 4th Duke of Newcastle' e-learning resource on the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections, The University of Nottingham

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA1860Peel; Robert (1788-1850); 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister 1841-18461788-1850
NA2694Manners; John J.R. (1818-1906); 7th Duke of Rutland; Conservative M.P.1818-1906
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA8369Tallents; Godfrey (1811-1877); Mr; solicitor and agent of the Duke of Newcastle; of Newark, Nottinghamshire1811-1877
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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