Document ReferencePl C 37/15
TitleLetter in French from P. Grandey, Rufford, Nottinghamshire to John Achard; 19 July 1746
Date19 July 1746
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIs pleased to have heard from Achard; comments on the nature of their friendship; reports that Mrs Thornhagh is about to give birth and that two of the Thornhagh sisters are at Shireoakes; Mr Thornhagh would like to let out his house in Osberton and build another at Shireoakes; Sir George [Savile, 8th Baronet] is in possession of Mr Markham's land near Rufford and is looking for a tenant for that house; has been at Rufford two days and is busy cleaning his old library; letters and news from Achard are guaranteed to lift his spirits; Thornhagh has lent him a large book on the amphitheatre of Vespasian illustrated with engravings.
Termpublications, books, illustrated
leases, Rufford
leases, Osberton
Related MaterialFurther correspondence from the writer to John Achard can be found in the Portland Collection in Nottingham University Library, reference Pw C.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40652Hewett; Arabella Thornhagh (-1767); Mrs; daughter of Sir George Savile 7th Baronet; wife of John Thornhagh Hewett-1767
NA12333Hewett; John Thornhagh (c.1721-1787); Mr; M.P.for Nottinghamshire 1747-74c.1721-1787
NA8508Savile; George (1726-1784); 8th Baronet; succ. 1743; M.P. Yorkshire 1758-17831726-1784
NA40668Markham; - (fl 1746); Mr; owner of land near Ruffordfl 1746
NA40650Grandey; P. (fl 1744-1753); Mrfl 1744-1753
NA1049Achard; John (-1770); tutor to 2nd Duke of Portland-1770
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