Richard Middleton (1846-1905) was Conservative Party Chief Agent from 1885 to 1903.
Letters to, and a copy of one from, Richard Middleton, 1857-1905, n.d., with several letters to A. Akers-Douglas (later Lord Chilston), newspaper cuttings and a letter from Alexander George of Teck, 1910.
Among Middleton's correspondents were Balfour, Benjamin Disraeli, Stafford Northcote and Lord Salisbury.
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Newscuttings relating to Richard Middleton (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1128-9).
Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman
Cambridge | Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George | 1874-1957 | 1st Earl of Athlone | formerly Prince Alexander of Teck
Cecil | Robert Arthur Talbot | Gascoyne | 1830-1903 | 3rd Marquess of Salisbury | statesman
Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman
Douglas | Aretas | Akers- | 1851-1926 | 1st Viscount Chilston | statesman
Middleton | Richard William Evelyn | 1846-1905 | Conservative Party chief agent
Northcote | Stafford Henry | 1818-1887 | 1st Earl of Iddesleigh | statesman
Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century
Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century
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