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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 954
Letter from Hill, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; n.d. [c.1710-1714]
States that he received a letter from William Thomas; asks if Thomas is one of the earl's 'domestiks'.
This document is undated; the date provided is based on the dates when Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford was Lord Treasurer.
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Thomas; William (-1764); Steward of Robert Harley 1st Earl of Oxford since the 1690s and was a friend of Edward Harley, the earl’s son and successor. On 11 February 1720/1 (today’s 1721) he was appointed steward of the latter’s Marybone (sic) estate in London, which had passed to Edward, Lord Harley, upon his marriage on 31 August 1713 to the Lady Henrietta Cavendishe Holles, a well-connected heiress. William Thomas died aged 88 on 30 November 1764.
Hill; - (fl 1711-1714)
Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-1714
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