Political papers,

Scope and Content

Despite a political career spanning a decade and more, the group consists of comparatively few papers confined basically to the general elections of 1774-1775, and the Parliamentary enquiry of 1772-1773.

Administrative / Biographical History

Following defeat in the disputed election for the borough of Mitchell, Cornwall, in 1754, Clive served as member of Parliament for the borough of Shrewsbury from 1761 until his death in 1774.

Arrangement

Arranged into three series: poll books, Parliamentary enquiry papers, and miscellaneous papers.

Note

Following defeat in the disputed election for the borough of Mitchell, Cornwall, in 1754, Clive served as member of Parliament for the borough of Shrewsbury from 1761 until his death in 1774.

Preferred citation: P

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