Document ReferencePw2 Hy 81
TitleLetter from W. Davies, London, to Sir E. Harley; 23 Oct. 1684
Date23 October 1684
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests a reference to enable him to obtain a 'Moontenders Place in London' where he has recently moved; mentions that his cousin John Cooke is acquainted with Sir Edward and has suggested approaching Lord Chayne, Squire Newport, Sir Richard Temple, Sir John Bucksworth, Sir Nicholas Butler and William Dixson.

Asks Sir Edward to send his letter to Mr Walter Phillips, grocer, at the three Golden Sugar loaves over against Somerset House in the Strand, London.

On the reverse directs 'Leave this at the Post House in Ludlow'.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA28756Phillips; Walter (fl 1684); Mr; grocer of Londonfl 1684
NA28757Cooke; John (fl 1684); Mr; of Whitechapel London; surveyor of customsfl 1684
NA28759Newport; Andrew (1623-1699); Mr; M.P. and commissioner of customs1623-1699
NA28760Temple; Richard (1634-1697); 3rd Baronet; politician and commissioner of customs1634-1697
NA28761Buckworth; John (fl 1681-1686); Sir; London merchant; alderman of London 1683-1686; K.B. 1681fl 1681-1686
NA28762Butler; Nicholas (fl 1682-1684); Sir; K.B. 1682; London merchantfl 1682-1684
NA28763Dixson; William (fl 1684); Esq.fl 1684
NA28764Davies; William (fl 1684); Mr; cousin of John Cooke of Whitechapel Londonfl 1684
NA1139Harley; Edward (1624-1700); Sir; eldest son of Sir R. Harley; Governor of Dunkirk 1660-16611624-1700
NA69381Cheyne; Charles (1625-1698); 1st Viscount Newhaven; also Cheney; cr. Viscount Newhaven in peerage of Scotland 1681; commissioner of customs 1675-87; son-in-law of 1st Duke of Newcastle1625-1698
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