Document ReferencePw2 Hy 927
TitleLetter from [John Elphinstone] Lord [4th Baron] Balmerinoch, to [John Erskine] 22nd Earl of Mar; 28 Jan. 1713/4
Date28 January 1714
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSay that the Lord Treasurer [1st Earl of Oxford] would have done him a 'great kindness' if he had informed him at London that he was to have 'no salary'; says that his son spent more in the 'Queen's service' than he did, which makes him less able to 'bear the present charge'; asks where the order which the Treasurer signed is; says he is glad that the Queen has recovered; comments that his zeal to serve has not been diminished.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termroyalty, allegiance to
financial affairs, 4th Baron Balmerinoch

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA29725Elphinstone; James (1675-1746); 5th Baron Balmerinoch; succ. 17361675-1746
NA29726Elphinstone; John (1652-1736); 4th Baron Balmerinoch; succ. 1704; also Lord Coupar1652-1736
NA20023Erskine; John (1675-1732); 22nd Earl of Mar; succ. 1689; Jacobite; attainted 17161675-1732
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