Letter – Thomas Wentworth Beaumont to Charles Grey – 4 Jan 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jan 1824
Correspondent: Thomas Wentworth Beaumont
Recipient: Charles Grey
Archive Source: DUL JGL A40 8-11
  • Transcription
  • Notes
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
The Right Honourable Earl Grey

                                     						Lyons, Jan. 4, 1824

My Lord, 

      By the conduct of most of the gentlemen whom I have met on the continent, though more particularly of the Whigs, towards me, as well as by general report, I have collected that it is intended, that upon my return to England I shall not be spoken to.  Being conscious of having acted throughout this affair with the most pure intentions, - the strictest honour, - and in a manner that circumstances made necessary, - I shall, in my own defence, lay before the world in letters to several of my friends, the treatment I received from Lady Swinburne and Sir John, from the day on which their daughter accepted me, with all that has subsequently occurred.  As I shall have occasion to make use of your Lordship’s name, I think it right to inform your Lordship of my intention to do so.      

      I have the honour to remain My Lord

      Your Lordship’s Obed.t servt


[annotated in a different hand:] No answer was given to this letter
JGL A40/9.

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467