|Content Description||Reports that while travelling on the road between Barnet and Hatfield he passed two stage coaches from York and Carlton near Newark whose gentry passengers had been robbed of £40 by four highwaymen; writes that he paid the coachmen 2s 6d each, and that the passengers made affidavits to the local Justices; mentions that he called at the Duke of Devonshire's new house at Odsey and was told that the duke intends to visit Wimpole.|
Refers to mares owned by the Duke of Bridgwater and the Duke of Ancaster which are to be bred with the earl's Arabian; mentions a complaint by William Gore; hopes that the pheasant has arrived.
Remainder of letter is damaged, with text loss, leaving meaning obscure.
Letter dated 23 Mar. 1728/9.