Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1359
TitleDraft letter from Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], Whitehall, London, to Mr Justice Powis; 16 Feb. 1704/5
Date16 February 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for not waiting on him in person in order to pay the acknowledgements which 'are due from every Commoner in England for your steady adherence to the Ancient, known laws of the Land'; congratulates the wisdom which saw him refusing to remove the 'ancient land markes'; trusts he will prevent a 'new and unprecidented review, or examination'; promises to wait on him in a few days.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termlaws, ancient landmarks

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA30041Powis; Justice (fl 1705); Mr; M.P.?fl 1705
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