Document ReferencePw2 Hy 958
TitleLetter from Richard Hopton et al, to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford; 8-10 Mar. 1721/2
Date8 March 1722-10 March 1722
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates his disappointment that Lord Harley would not stand for the county [Herefordshire]; comments on the relative support in Hereford for his brother Timothy Geers and Mr Foley; hopes that this will persuade Oxford to support Sir Edward Goodere and Mr Cornwall's interest in the county.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termelections, Herefordshire 1722
patronage, political, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29763Geers; Timothy (fl 1722); -fl 1722
NA29764Foley; - (fl 1722); Mrfl 1722
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA29733Goodere; Edward (1657-1739); 1st Baronet; cr. 1707; M.P. Evesham 1708-15 Herefordshire 1722-271657-1739
NA29765Cornwall; Velters (c.1697-1768); -; M.P. Herefordshire 1722/3-1768c.1697-1768
NA29762Hopton; Richard (fl 1714-1722); Mr; 'esquire'; agent? of 3rd Viscount Scudamorefl 1714-1722
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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