Comprising: 1. Letter from Earl Grey, prime minister, to John Nicholson, mayor of Doncaster, acknowledging his letter of 18 Mar and the accompanying memorial and 'beg you will be assured that in any alterations which I may feel myself called upon to propose or support, I shall never be unmindful of my duty to consult the security of the established church', 22 Mar 1834; 2. Letter from William Howley, archbishop of Canterbury to the mayor of Doncaster acknowledging his letter of 18 Mar and an address 'expressive of the attachment of a most numerous and respectable body of the inhabitants of the town and neighbourhood to the established church', 5 Apr 1834
LETTERS OF EARL GREY AND THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
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A public meeting of the 'lay friends of the established church', chaired by the mayor, was held in Doncaster on 21 February 1834 and reported in the 'Doncaster Nottingham and Lincoln Gazette' of 28 February 1834.
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