Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Patronage, Political

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sir William Beauchamp-Proctor papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 65
Overview: The collection contains letters, addresses, bill and receipts, printed material, and depositions relating to the 1768 Parliamentary elections in Middlesex and the mob violence at Brentford. The letters include routine patronage correspondence as well as items more specifically concerned with the Middlesex election riots, including descriptions of the hiring of gangs by both sides; informants' reports on "Wilkite" plots; and a proposal by Beauchamp-Proctor to John Glynn that they issue...
Dates: 1760-1771