Document ReferenceMS 71/2
TitleLetter from J.S.? Godfrey, Newark [Nottinghamshire] to Job C. Brough, Lincoln's Inn, London; 13 Nov. 1792
Date13 November 1792
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays he has sent his [affidavits?] of the duke's debt; states that he has examined the accounts very accurately and that the debt now stands at £1265.7.2½; discusses the election accounts in further detail; refers to some he has copied onto the other side of the letter; mentions some accounts which remain unpaid; adds a post script asking when there is a possibility of receiving money he is owed; discusses the issue of interest payments.

A section of this letter has been torn away and is missing.

Document also contains a copy of the 'General Bill of the Expenses of the Newark Election 1790'; gives details of various sums paid to individuals and organisations, for example £35.9.6. to the constables, £10.10.0. to Mr Tallents for attendance, or £7.3.6. for eating and drinking during the poll; total amount to be carried over to the general account, £1345.6.3½.

In addition, contains a copy of the 'General Account of Bills for the Election and Petition'.
Termpolitics, local, Newark
elections, Newark 1790, disputed
expenses, elections

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA27250Godfrey; J.S.? (fl 1792); Mr; of Newark Nottinghamshirefl 1792
NA27251Brough; Job C. (fl 1792); Mr; solicitor; of Lincoln's Inn Londonfl 1792
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