MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS TO SOMERS, CHIEFLY RELATING TO POLITICAL AFFAIRS

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Details of 371/14/E/
Reference: 371/14/E/
Title: MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS TO SOMERS, CHIEFLY RELATING TO POLITICAL AFFAIRS
Description:

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.

Date: c.1689-1710
Held by: Surrey History Centre, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

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