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Letters to John Harbord from Francis Negus, James Heriott, William Thursby, the Duke of Norfolk, William Lonqueville, J(onas) Rolfe, John Berett and Robert Smith

Relate to the sale of the Duke of Norfolk's estates in Yorkshire and Norfolk and especially the sale of Hanworth to Harbord. Negus also refers to the loyal Associations, Sir Edward Sampson's opposition to them, and the Dauphin buying horses at Newmarket and a draft from Harbord invites the Duke to Hunt at Gunton and refers to fitting up his room 1696-1702. With part of will of John Jermy of Bury St Edmunds dated 1662, grant by the Duke of the next presentation to the benefice of Colby 1697, valor of the Duke's estate at Sheringham 1695, and receipt acknowledged by Rolfe of £10 subscription towards defence of suit brought against him as undersheriff by the Duchy of Lancaster 1701.

Letters to John Harbord (d. 1710, purchaser of Gunton) from his father Sir Charles Harbord (1595-1679), initially to John at Gringley, Nottinghamshire, but mostly at Stanninghall

Much estate business especially relating to Gringley (including purchase of tuition from Stanard? Frost by Sir Charles) and Crimplestone estates and purchase of letter from the Denham family, family news and finances, building family vault at Frettenham or Besthorpe, 'kind letters' on John's illnesses and suggestion that he should serve a spell in the French army and make him (as he notes) 'fit to serve my Country if occasion shall bee' 1665-1674, including 2 letters from William Cropley, Kilverstone, on melancholy of his brother and one from Edward Britiffe 1673 business of Sir Charles, public news (including Dutch in Medway), commissions performed from John, his begging Sir Charles for a place at Bristol 1662-1669; his mother on his going abroad, advising him only to marry a woman he could love and to take Sir Thomas Kempis with him, nd; his brother William (1653-1692) on their much deferred meeting at Lincoln and Gringley estate and other busines 1664-1671. Sketches on a cover include 'Johannes Hill mercator', Richard Meredith man of … .

Sir Charles Harbord; 1596-1679; surveyor general, politician; Stanninghall, Norfolk

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