Document ReferenceOs C 518
TitleLetter from [H.P.F. Pelham-Clinton], 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne, Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire, to J.E. Denison; 8 Aug. 1852
Date8 August 1852
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionArchaeological Society is meeting at Newark and writes to inform Denison of date; comments that Mr Pettigrew is driving force behind Society; believes 'they come to Worksop to antiquize & to Clumber to modernize'; informs him that he cannot accept invitation to Ossington; refers to [parliamentary] elections and numbers in House of Commons; refers to Lord Derby's supporters; states that Lord Clarendon believes Liberal Government can only be formed under Lord John Russell; believes Russell as Premier to be 'an impossibility'; comments that Lord Derby is ill.
Termelections, parliamentary 1852
antiquities, study of
clubs and societies, Archaeological Society
social life
political parties, Liberals

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10093Pettigrew; Thomas J. (1791-1865); Mr; surgeon and antiquary1791-1865
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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