Document ReferencePw2 Hy 536
TitleLetter from Edward Cooke, to Robert Harley [later 1st Earl of Oxford]; 28 May 1704
Date28 May 1704
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a document [not present] to show the extent of his dire straits; says that if he does not pay a specific sum he 'shall have all seized'; is unable to go out on weekdays 'for fear of danger' and has heard that Harley tires of being troubled by him; begs for Harley's assistance as a word from him carries 'weight and authority'.
Termpatronage, requests for

Click the links below to view related name indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29295Cooke; Edward (fl 1704); requested patronage from 1st Earl of Oxfordfl 1704
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
Add to My Items