Document ReferencePl C 38/2
TitleLetter from Thomas Fox, 'Knarsbrough', to Mr Champante, Bloomsbury Square, London; 24 Jan. 1714/5
Date24 January 1715
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionPromises to assist Mr Darcey in his candidacy for the Yorkshire election in any way he can; adds that he is sure Mr Darcey would have been elected in 1708 had his friends been more organised; mentions some 'free rents' emanating from the forest of Knaresborough which he has been involved with on behalf of Mr Dewbery; understands that Mr Dewbery is no longer employed by the Earl of Portland; assures Mr Champante that he has been highly honoured to be connected with the Earl of Portland; adds 'your favour herein will very much obleidge'.

Letter dated 24 January 1714.
Termestate business, Yorkshire
elections, Yorkshire 1715
elections, Yorkshire 1708
employment, requests for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40741Darcy; Conyers (c.1685-1758); Mr; MP for Yorkshire Newark and Richmond; PCc.1685-1758
NA40742Dewbery; William (fl 1707-1716); Mr; receiver general of the 1st and 2nd Earls of Portlandfl 1707-1716
NA1044Bentinck; Henry (1682-1726); 1st Duke of Portland; 2nd Earl of Portland; cr. 1716; styled Viscount Woodstock 1689-17091682-1726
NA40743Fox; Thomas (fl 1715-1719); Mr; collector of rents at Knaresboroughfl 1715-1719
NA40744Champante; John (-1716); Mr; agent of 2nd Earl of Portland-1716
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