Reference number588/O/29
TitleVarious papers concerning elections and parliamentary business.
DescriptionAccount of an interview with First Lord Dover [lord lieutenant] by Sir John Hynde Cotton, 2nd baronet, on question of forthcoming parliamentary election, the king's [James II] wish for repeal of the Test Act, choice of sheriff for Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire, religious opinions. [Autumn 1687]. 'a list of the board from the original': a list of members of a council or committee with present members and officers (president, vice-president (Sir John Hynde Cotton, 3rd baronet), registrar, secretary, champion, sergeant, bellringer and 1st, 2nd and 3rd elder brothers), [early 18th century]. 'The case of James Craggs late of London Esqr Deceased': a defence of Craggs' the elder's involvement in the South Sea Company in opposition to the Bill for confiscating his estate and that of the directors for relief of sufferers from the collapse of the Bubble (7 Geo. I c.28), (torn), 1720. 'The Case of Mr Huggins late Warden of the Fleet': a defence of John Huggins' sale of the office of warden of the Fleet Prison recounting efforts he had made to secure proper administration of the prison, [1729]. 'Reasons for not repealing the Bottle Act [I Geo. III stat 2 c.17, 1728] ....' Account of expenditure on nomination and election days, [1764]. 'An ode to Lord [Henry, second Viscount] Palmerston on his marriage with Miss Poole by Genl. Burgoyne', [1767]. Letter of ?Thomas Manners Sutton about a fund and possible sale of stock for purchase of Exchequer bills [found with the following 2 Pitt items and perhaps relating to the fund established to relieve his debts], Lincolns Inn, 10 January 1803. Transcript of inscription for proposed [Westminster Abbey] monument to William Pitt, [circa 1806]. 'Character of R.H. William Pitt written by R.H. George Canning intended to accompany a bust': [?] i.e. the inscription on the monument to Pitt at the Guildhall, [circa 1806].
Date[1687]-[circa 1806]
CreatorNameCotton family of Madingley and Landwade
RepositoryCambridgeshire Archives

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