Copy letter from Henry Addington to William Pitt, replying to points made in 0860g and emphasising that while he had no objection to the action Pitt might propose towards himself, as he had no wish for an official position, it was not felt it would be acceptable to change [the members of] the existing Government, as the intention was to strengthen it 'by the union of those who had concurr'd in opinion respecting the leading measures'.

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Title

Copy letter from Henry Addington to William Pitt, replying to points made in 0860g and emphasising that while he had no objection to the action Pitt might propose towards himself, as he had no wish for an official position, it was not felt it would be acceptable to change [the members of] the existing Government, as the intention was to strengthen it 'by the union of those who had concurr'd in opinion respecting the leading measures'.

Date Created

18 April 1803

Creator

Addington, Henry; First Lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/ADD/15/0860h