The Manuscripts of His Grace the Duke of Portland: Preserved at Welbeck Abbey, Volume 4

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Lawton Harley 287, 448, 561, 611 287-88: Lawton dependant of Harley. Supplying booze at Parliamentary elections, February 1705? Meets with the Duke of Hamilton discussing a pardon, for what? February 1710: Ten years of service to Harley. Wants patronage for his brother Ralph, who is a whig and entirely anti jacobite in the commission of revinue. 

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Page 700 - ENGLAND. House of Lords ; Cambridge Colleges ; Oxford Colleges ; Monastery of Dominican Friars at Woodchester, Duke of Bedford, Earl Spencer, &c.
Page 699 - Commissioners may extend to title-deeds or other documents of present legal value, positive instructions are given to every person who inspects MSS. on their behalf that nothing relating to the titles of existing owners is to be divulged, and that if in the course of his work...
Page 343 - Behold, I come quickly : hold fast that which thou hast, that no man take thy crown.
Page 699 - Edinburgh, where they can be more fully dealt with, and where they are preserved with the same care as if they formed part of the muniments of the realm, during the term of their examination. Among the numerous owners of MSS. who have allowed their family papers of historical interest to be temporarily removed from their muniment rooms and lent...
Page 701 - REPORT, WITH APPENDIX. PART I. Contents : — ENGLAND, House of Lords ; Oxford and Cambridge Colleges ; Dean and Chapter of Canterbury; Rye, Lydd, and other Corporations, Duke of Sutherland, Marquis of Lansdowne, Reginald Cholmondeley, Esq., &c.
Page 700 - Bridgwater and other Corporations ; Duke of Northumberland, Marquis of Lansdowne, Marquis of Bath, &c. SCOTLAND. University of Glasgow ; Duke of Montrose. &c. IRELAND. Marquis of Ormonde ; Black Book of Limerick, &c.
Page 699 - Majesty, appointing certain Commissioners to ascertain what unpublished MSS. are extant in the collections of private persons and in institutions which are calculated to throw light upon subjects connected with the Civil, Ecclesiastical, Literary, or Scientific History of this country; and to appoint certain additional Commissioners for the same purposes.
Page 699 - ... willing to assist in the attainment of it ; and with that view they desire to lay before you an outline of the course which they usually follow. If any nobleman or gentleman express his willingness to submit...
Page 701 - Lambeth Palace; Black Book of the Archdeacon of Canterbury; Bridport, Wallingford, and other Corporations; Lord Leconfield, Sir Reginald Graham, Sir Henry Ingilby, &c. SCOTLAND. Duke of Argyll, Earl of Moray, &c. IRELAND. Marquis of Ormonde. DITTO. PART II. INDEX SEVENTH REPORT, WITH APPENDIX. PART I. Contents: — House of Lords; County of Somerset; Earl of Egmont, Sir Frederick Graham, Sir Harry Verney, &c. DITTO. PART II.
Page 699 - The Commissioners will feel much obliged if you will communicate to them the names of any gentlemen who may be able and willing to assist in obtaining the objects for which this Commission has been issued.