Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1079
TitlePetition from Martha Thornton to [Robert Harley] 1st Earl of Oxford, York Buildings, The Strand, London; n.d. [c.1713-1714]
Date1713-1714 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionSays that she has provided Oxford with 'three half hogsheads of porte' at the request of his butler; reports that she has previously applied for payment of the bill which has not been forthcoming; requests payment as the goods have been delivered and she is a 'poor widow'.

This document is undated; the date provided is based on internal evidence and th date of the bundle.
Termalcohol, port
financial affairs, debts, 1st Earl of Oxford
estate business, accounts
estate business, purchases, 1st Earl of Oxford

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29928Thornton; Martha (fl 1713-1714); Mrs; of Kingston upon Hull; creditor of the 1st Earl of Oxfordfl 1713-1714
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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