Reference number588/O/22
TitleLetters, etc relating to Sir John Hynde Cotton's (4th baronet), 1764 parliamentary election campaign in Cambridgeshire.
DescriptionLetter of Sir Jacob Downing to Sir John Hynde Cotton, 4th baronet, with qualified expression of support (with cover), Hill Street, 23 November 1763. Letter of John, 4th earl of Sandwich, to same suggesting he write for support to Mr Thompson of Somersham (Huntingdonshire), Whitehall, 27 January 1764. Letter of D. Ashham to same about support in Huntingdonshire, mentioning Lord S[andwic]h and Sir J[aco]b D[ownin]g, Conington, 29 January 1764. Letter of E. Bunting to same anticipating death of Lord Hardwick and offering the vote which he has in his wife's right and that of a friend in gratitude to a favour to his wife at Barkway (Hertfordshire), 7 March 1764. Letter of William Bunbury to same with news of Lord Hardwicke's death and offering support in event of opposition, 8 March 1764. Letter of Sampson Gideon to same, wishing him a 'quiet election', Christ Church [Oxford], 9 March 1764. Letter of Lord Maynard to same with warm expression of support (with cover), Easton Lodge, 9 March 1764. Letter of Savile Cockayne Cust promising support in accordance with that of Lord Granby, Great Queen Street, Westminster, 12 March 1764. Election circular of Sir John Hynde Cotton with note of tickets [?proxies] from Orwell brought to him which were not opened on election day, Cambridge, 16 March 1764. Election circular of Sir John Hynde Cotton with election account endorsed, 1764.
Date23 November 1763-16 March 1764
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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