MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS TO SOMERS, CHIEFLY RELATING TO POLITICAL AFFAIRS
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|Title:||MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS TO SOMERS, CHIEFLY RELATING TO POLITICAL AFFAIRS|
This group has no internal coherence but includes letters of congratulations to Somers on his appointment as Lord Keeper in 1693; three letters from Sir Francis and Lady Elizabeth Drake relating to political affairs in Devon in 1697; letters from the Dukes of Shrewsbury and Newcastle relating to the political situation in Worcestershire, 1698, and Yorkshire, 1702; letters to Somers congratulating him on his acquittal at his impeachment trial, 1701; and a letter from John Shute Barrington relating to Somers' failure to gain relief for dissenters.
|Held by:||Surrey History Centre, not available at The National Archives|
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