Document ReferencePw2 Hy 321
TitleLetter from [John] Granville [1st Earl of Bath], Greenwich, London, to 'Dear son' [Charles Granville, later 2nd Earl of Bath]; 1 Apr. 1700
Date1 April 1700
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAcknowledges that the recipient has been unable to 'make my nephew a Commissioner'; asks if a 'subordinate office in the Commission' may be found for him; says that Sir Cyrill Wich and Mr Thomas Rawlins have promised their favour to his nephew; says that this is his dying wish.

The writer signs himself 'Granvill' and addressed the letter to 'Dear son'; it has been assumed that the letter is from John Granville [1st Earl of Bath] to his son Charles Granville [2nd Earl of Bath].
Termpatronage, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29035Rawlins; Thomas (fl 1700); -; promised favour to nephew of 1st Earl of Bathfl 1700
NA29036Wich; Cyrill (fl 1700); Sir; promised favour to nephew of 1st Earl of Bathfl 1700
NA29037Granville; John (1628-1701); 1st Earl of Bath; creat. Baron Granville Viscount Granville and Earl of Bath 16611628-1701
NA29038Granville; Charles (1661-1701); 2nd Earl of Bath; M.P.; committed suicide; summoned as Lord Granville in father's Barony 1689; succ. 17011661-1701
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