Reference numberHINCH 8/283
Title5 letters; Thomas Binstead, Portsmouth, to 4th Earl of Sandwich.
DescriptionThey deal with various aspects of the political happenings in the Borough of Portsmouth. The January letter discusses the pressing need to get "our own" mayor elected soon because of the state of health of the two MPs. The September letters refer to the likely outcome of an election then about to take place. The October letter mentions the election of a number of new Burgesses who are all attached to "our Party". The November letter refers to the imprudence of attempting an Address [possibly about the situation in the American colonies]
Date4th January - 6th November, 1775
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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