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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 334
Letter from John Hooker, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford], 'at his chambers in Lincoln's Inn or at his house'; 3 Jan. 1701/2
3 January 1702
Concerns a scheme which he submitted to Harley for raising the revenue to a level sufficient to meet all contingencies at the conclusion of the previous Parliament; says that he has been advised by others to print it; asks if he may dedicate it to Harley.
Adds in a post script that if Harley wishes to see the document before reaching a decision he can do so within the next three days.
Old Style dating on letter.
patronage, requests for
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Dates of existence
Hooker; John (fl 1702); Mr; later Sheriff of Kent?
Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714
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