|Content Description||Writes that 'I am alive but extreamly full of trouble by reason of the proceedings that is in the present Duke of Newcastle against me for espousing both the Lady's interest'; states that he had spent much time and money in improving his land at Gamston, but that following a visit by Mr Brister [Bristowe] he is to be thrown off the premises within three weeks; the news has greatly upset his wife, and he does not know what to do.|
Asks if Lord Harley might allow him to move some of his cattle into Clipston or Welbeck Park; thanks him for the money which he received from Mr Monk; adds that it is the only salary he has had for a number of years; asks if any positions can be recommended for his sons, and asks if he knows anyone who could intervene with the Duke of Newcastle on his behalf.
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Letter dated 6 Mar. 1716/17.