Document ReferencePw2 Hy 951
TitleLetter from E. Hawell, Gibraltar, to [Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford]; 14 Jan. 1712
Date14 January 1712
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSays that he has been delayed as he was obliged to take 'our papers' out of the hands of their secretary Mr Murray; says that 'we have much reason not to trust him any more in anything of consequence'; explains that Mr Murray has concealed certain important details regarding the financial irregularities of the Agent Victualler from them; expects that when they reach Lisbon, they will be able to show 'abuse in relation to remittances from thence'.

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Termbribery and corruption, Lisbon 1713
bribery and corruption, Gibraltar 1713
financial affairs, irregularities

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29752Murry; - (fl 1713); Mr; removed from position as secretary to E. Hawellfl 1713
NA29753Hawell; E. (fl 1713); investigated financial irregularities in the Iberian Peninsularfl 1713
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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