Newcastle, Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton, Duke of


Newcastle, Henry Pelham Tiennes Pelham Clinton, Duke of
(1811-1864)
   Entered Parliament, 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; and secretary for war and the colonies, 1852-1854; secretary for war in 1854-1855; colonial secretary, 1859-1864; visited Canada in 1860, with the Prince of Wales, afterwards Edward VII.
   Index: E Secretary of state for colonies, 167. Md Colonial secretary, accompanies Prince of Wales on his visit to Canada in 1860, 88; his difficulty at Kingston with Orange Order, 88; threatens to disallow high tariff measure, 218. T And Intercolonial Railway question, 55, 56; on Confederation question, 64.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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