|Content Description||Expects that the earl will hear an account from 'J.M.' soon; wishes to know what the earl thinks about Pain's farm before writing to Mr Cossen about it; has just heard from Mr Cuttle that the earl and some members of the family might return this week; sends best wishes for a good journey.|
Has heard rumours that 'Mr Dodd-t-n [G. Dodington] is to be out of the Treasury'; adds that 'Sr W.Y. [Sir William Yonge] is to be Secretary of War in the room of Sir W. Strickland who is to be made a Peer'; writes that Parliament is postponed because 'Mr Hor. W-p-le' [Walpole] cannot be there to start the session.c
Writer unidentified; letter unsigned.
Letter dated 7 Jan. 1734.