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TitleLetter from R. Harding, Kings Newton, to John Rolleston, secretary to William [Cavendish], Duke of Newcastle; 5 May 1666
Date5 May 1666
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDespite his best efforts to the contrary the justices at Notts Sessions ordered that Nottingham Castle and his lord's lands belonging to it should maintain the poor in the Brewhouse Yard; it is ordered that distress should be taken accordingly; advises that someone acting for his Lordship should enquire what assessment is made and by whom; describes his contest at the Derby Sessions with Mr Willimot and Sir John Curson over the Langley business; regrets that they failed to get the business re-heard; repeats the order given in the case; has advised Henry Taylor and Thomas Jolliffe, two of his lordship's tenants, to bring a copy of the order together with other papers to Mr Rolleston; suggests that one of the tenants should be sent on to Mr Hutton in London and that one should make an affidavit of the truth of the case and the proceedings; advises how to go about getting a motion to remove all orders of sessions made against the inhabitants of Meynell Langley, touching the payment of taxes in Appletree Hundred; has advised Thomas Jolliffe, who has been made collector for the Royal Aid, not to distrain for taxes in Appletree Hundred; describes the likely outcome of this and says that his lordship must defend Jolliffe.
Termlegal business, judgements
taxation, assessed taxes
legal business, distraint
courts, King's Bench
courts, Court of Session
Physical DescriptionDocument has been repaired

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA689Cavendish; William (1593-1676); 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Viscount Mansfield 1620; Earl of Newcastle upon Tyne 1628; Marquess of Newcastle upon Tyne 1643; Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16651593-1676
NA74216Rolleston; John (c.1597-1681); Mr; secretary to Newcastlec.1597-1681
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