Reference numberMS/865/14
TitleLetter from Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond and Duke of Aubigny, Hampton Court, to Martin Folkes
Date11 October and 22 October 1733
DescriptionRichmond's time has been taken up with four elections: he has set up his uncle [James] Brudenell at Chichester and Sir Thomas Prendegast at Shoreham, both of whom should succeed. For the County of Sussex he is supporting Pelham and Butler against Fuller and Sir Cecil Bishop. Notes his work for Westminster elections and solicits Folkes's help. There is talk of war and he advises Folkes to come home via Turin, taking Lord Essex's advice. Richmond gives an account of a mock robbery conducted as a practical joke by himself and his servant Liegois, against Dr. William Sherwin.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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