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Le Neve Correspondence
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Le Neve Correspondence

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  • 1615-1948

Peter Le Neve; 1661-1729; herald, antiquary; Norfolk

(Revd) James Baldwin, Bunwell.

Sequestration business; request for extracts from Domesday Book re Yarmouth, Elmham, Norwich, and Haddeston; etymology of Carleton Rode and Bunwell; visit to a dying woman 'who has a mind to see me now tho' in time of health she cared no...

Note from Robert Potter to Miss C. Alpe

Asking her to accompany him on a visit to Sennowe by chaise. Note added from Miss Alpe to Lady Fenn that she could not refuse.

Lady Ellenor Fenn; 1744-1813; educationalist and children's author; East Dereham, Norfolk

Sir John Playters, a kinsman.

Renewal of mortgage to Cousin Gardiner, discharge of the Insuper in the Exchequer, apology for lateness in payment because 'our herring fishery' did not end until the 9th of November.

Thomas Throckmorton, Bungay (a kinsman)

Re 30 1b. of tobacco at 18d. per 1b. sent to Walter Beckham (of Norwich) - 'I know he cannot mislike it', promising to pay debt, and complaining of presence of Yarmouth men at Bungay Fair (because of plague at Yarmouth?).

George Peyton

Compliments and lending and borrowing of books with Sir Edward Donne's 'Sermons', Baker's 'Chronicle', Chaucer's 'Chronicle', and Dalton's 'Sheriff's Office' mentioned.

Edward Warnes

Lamenting the Earl's absence from Norfolk and mentioning discussion of annual examinations with master of North Walsham School.

Althea Wollaston.

Sending message that Mr Mills' family was well, apologising because daughter Althea had offended Mr Fenn, news of Mrs Edward's confinement. Franked by William Selwyn MP.

Lady Ellenor Fenn; 1744-1813; educationalist and children's author; East Dereham, Norfolk

Augustine Neve, Rea's 'brother'.

Family matters, promise to repay £100, request to get three box wood seals cut 'by the man in popes head ally', two sheriffs' seals and one (described) for H. Cromwell. Mentioning efforts to get a doe at Somersham Park.

Richard Hovell, Hillington.

Building of Castle Rising hospital, Hovell having supplied twenty loads of stone from the Castle. Mentioning setting out of the building and discussion of design of 'smokey Chemnes' with a local mason and offering to oversee the work. Al...

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