Document ReferencePw2 Hy 664
TitleLetter from Charles Shadwell, Dover, Kent, to Erasmis Lewis, Secretary Harley's Office, Whitehall, London; 6 Oct. 1705
Date6 October 1705
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that 16 'Ankors' of 'Brandy foreign' have been seized from Mr Clark by customs; says that Clark sounded French but claimed to be Italian; does not believe that smuggling is Clark's only 'design upon this coast'; fears that he is corresponding with France; suggests that his mail be intercepted in order to learn of his designs.
Termcrimes, smuggling
crimes, high treason

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29442Clark; - (fl 1705); Mr; sounds French; claims to be Italian; smuggler; traitor?fl 1705
NA29443Shadwell; Charles (fl 1705)fl 1705
NA29444Lewis; Erasmus (1670-1754); Mr; M.P. for Lostwithiel, Cornwall; secretary to Robert Harley from 17041670-1754
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