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Document ReferencePw V 120/24
TitleLetter from Thomas Herring, [later Archbishop of Canterbury], Kensington, London to his cousin William Herring [later Chancellor of York]; 1 Apr. 1741
Date1 April 1741
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionGlad that 'honest Will' is safe in Norwich and is sure that he will soon become well again; he has been invited to dine at 'the Artichoke' tomorrow with the Morris family and 'the Executor' [Sam]; states he is attending parliament, it is concerned with opening a silk trade through Russia; he has asked the opinion of Mr Vere who praises it; he has dined at Dr Bernard's and discussed certain people and certain issues; he has received 'the accounts of Dearth' from Wales and Ireland and is shocked by the figures, an Irish bishop told him that the largest causes of death were famine and 'ye Plux'.
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (including binding) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 120.
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Royal cipher, letters GR surmounted by crown

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74102Herring; Sam (fl 1741); Mrfl 1741
NA74103Vere; Thomas (c.1681-1766); Mr; MPc.1681-1766
NA74104Bernard; - (fl 1741); Drfl 1741
NA74072Wilcox; John (1708-1762); Rev.; master of Clare Hall Cambridge1708-1762
NA74105Clarke; Alured (1696-1742); Dean of Exeter; DD1696-1742
NA11309George II (1683-1760); King of Great Britain and Ireland1683-1760
NA12272Herring; Thomas (1693-1757); Archbishop of Canterbury1693-1757
NA74067Herring; William (1691-1762); Rev.; LLD Chancellor of York1691-1762
Places
CodeSet
PL9712/Norwich/Norfolk/England
PL1091/Westminster/London/England
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