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Extensive series of Thynne Family Papers 16th-early 18th century

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Extensive series of Thynne Family Papers 16th-early 18th century, arranged in blue document boxes, morocco labels: Papers relating to the North American plantations, 1681-1706 (Viscount Weymouth as joint commissioner of the board of trade and plantations, 1702-7), including two petitions signed by Francis Moryson, to the Earl of Clarendon, Lord Chancellor, one headed 'An humble Address in the behalfe of Virginia', 2 pages, folio, frayed and torn; the second 'A true and humble Representation of the management of Virginias concerns since committed to the Representers Case', 2 1/2 pages, folio, [1660s]; printed paper 'A Letter from New-England', Boston, 1694, 8pp. folio; series of returns for subsistence and clearings of HM Forces, Province of New York, 1699-1702 (28); series of certified copies (by Daniel Honan), and memoranda relating to legal case 'Inhabitants [of New York] v. William Atwood Chief Justice of the Province' 1702; and certified copies of seven addresses or petitions to Lord Cornbury by: the inhabitants of New York; the justices of the peace and military officers of the Province of Suffolk Country, [New York]; the freeholders of King's Country, (Nassau Island), Queen's County, Richmond Country, and the Rector, Churchwardens and Vestry of Trinity Church, New York, 1702; certified copies of Petitions of Quakers and HM's Protestant subjects in province of New York; long letter signed by Lord Cornbury, New York, 1705; series of minutes of meetings, board of trade and plantations, 1704 (one box) Box No. 30 labelled 'Estate, Park and Hall of Longleat 1541-1796' contains letter to John Horsey [son of the vendor of Longleat] to Sir John Thynne, concerning the timber, 1555; papers relating to the chapel at Longleat, 17th century; Inventory of goods at Longleat, 1718; Articles of Agreement Lord Weymouth [first Marquess], and Lancelot Brown 1757-62 (5 pieces); series of lists detailing number and varieties of trees planted at Longleat, 1772-96, etc.

ID:  91634



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