Document ReferencePw2 Hy 981
TitleLetter from Edward Morris, to Robert Harley [1st Earl of Oxford], Wimpole Hall, Cambridgeshire; 31 Jan. 1715/6
Date31 January 1716
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns Mr Dawnay and Mr Foley, candidates for the upcoming parliamentary election; states that the Duke of Newcastle has discharged several tenants in Aldborough for supporting these men; asks what Harley wishes him to do; refers to the actions of the late duke and the Dowager Duchess.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termestate business, tenants, treatment of
elections, Aldborough 1716

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA487Holles; Thomas Pelham- (1693-1768); 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also 4th Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. 17561693-1768
NA488Holles; John (1662-1711); 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 1694, 1st Duke of second creation; also 4th Earl of Clare1662-1711
NA29798Foley; Paul (-1739); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1713-5 and Weobley Feb.-Jun. 1715-1739
NA29799Dawnay; John (1686-1740); Mr; M.P. Aldborough 1713-5 and Pontefract 1713-61686-1740
NA592Holles; Margaret (1661-1716); Duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne; née Cavendish; dau. of 2nd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; m 3rd Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16901661-1716
NA29800Morris; Edward (fl 1716); connected with Aldborough electionfl 1716
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
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