Document ReferencePw2 Hy 895
TitleLetter from H. Bempde, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; n.d. [c.1710-1724]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the affairs of the New Water Company, in the light of the 'greater part' of the management has passing to the earl following the death of the Earl of Rochester; suggests that the appointment of a new treasurer (following the death of the previous treasurer) be postponed until after the next audit; suggests short term alternative arrangements by which the collectors may pay money into the company; comments briefly on various decisions made by the late treasurer; says that his 'great deafness' will prevent him from attending the General Court the following day.

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Termbusiness and commerce, New River Water Company
medical conditions, deafness

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA23498New River Company; fl 1606-c.1904fl 1606-c.1904
NA18620Hyde; Laurence (1641-1711); 1st Earl of Rochester; statesman; cr. Viscount Hyde of Kenilworth and Earl of Rochester 16811641-1711
NA29671Bempde; H. (fl 1711-1724); of the New River Water Companyfl 1711-1724
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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