Reference numberHINCH 8/284
TitleLetter; Benjamin Lester, Poole, co. Dorset, to 4th Earl of Sandwich.
DescriptionInforms the Earl that the opposition faction in the Borough of Poole has been defeated over the choice of mayor: he himself is the new mayor and will always seek to use his office as the Earl and Lord North desire. Hopes that Lord Sandwich will not be influenced by Captain Scott and his friends who have threatened Mr. Samuel Weston, the Deputy Controller of the Customs, and Collector of the Lights, with a loss of his places.
Date14th September, 1781
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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