Edward Backhouse to Henry Wilson

Scope and Content

Written from Sunderland. In answer to the circular. Votes for Henry Wilson and that every member of the executive who can go should. He is so busy at home that he votes he does not go. Gives his opinion of Isaac Lowthian Bell, intended candidate for Hartlepool.

Administrative / Biographical History

'The Conference on the 29th' i.e. the Business Conference to be held in London 29 Jul

'IL Bell has been to Hartlepool and announced himself as an intended Candidate'

He was returned 29 Jul 1875 for the Hartlepools and sat for that constituency till the dissolution of 1880

Biog: Mr Edward Backhouse; Mr Isaac Whitwell Wilson; George Tatham; Joseph Edmondson; Sir Isaac Lothian Bell