Document ReferencePl F3/3/29
TitleAssignment by the Duke of Newcastle of money secured to him by the 1719 act of Parliament; 24 Dec. 1730. Discharge; 9 July 1740
Date24 December 1730
9 July 1740
Extent1 membrane
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Thomas Holles, Duke of Newcastle.

Second Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Countess Mortimer (his wife); Peter Walter of the parish of St Margaret Westminster, Middlesex, Esq. and John Morley of Halsted, Essex, Esq. (surviving trustees).

Third Party: Henry, Earl of Uxbridge.

Assignment by (1) to (3) of the sum of £2800 secured to him from (2) by the 1719 act of Parliament.

Recites the act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17) and the Duke of Newcastle's desire for the money secured to him by the act to purchase property in Yorkshire.

Consideration: £2800 by (3) to (1)

Endorsed, 9 July 1740:

Quit claim by (3) to John Verney, Robert Harley and James West (trustees for the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Mortimer) upon payment to him of £3048 4s 9d (£2800 plus accrued interest) by a draft on Child and Company.
Termpatronage, electoral influence of Duke of Newcastle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13972Child and Company; bankers
NA28969Walter; Peter (c.1663-1746); Mr; M.P.; moneylender and agent for nobilityc.1663-1746
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA38838Morley; John (1656-1732); Mr; of Halstead; land jobber; adviser to 2nd Earl of Oxford1656-1732
NA15012Paget; Henry (c.1663-1743); 1st Earl of Uxbridge; succ. 1713; also cr. Baron Burton 1712c.1663-1743
NA12220West; James (1703-1772); Mr; Joint-Secretary of the Exchequer 1741-1762; M.P. St Albans 1741-1762 Boroughbridge 1768-17721703-1772
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA39354Verney; John (1699-1741); Mr; PC MP judge; Master of the Rolls 1738-41; trustee of Countess of Oxford's estates1699-1741
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