Sir Nathaniel Bacon to Sir Francis Bacon: hopes report he is to make in the court of star chamber touching Sir G. Southcott will be favourable; thinks well of the latter who was a suitor to his daughter Townshend. Copy in hand of Martin Man
Henry Partridge to Lord Townshend: recommends John Fenn and his brothers-in-law Shephard and John Frere to be justices, and gives details of Fenn and the Frere family. [Photocopy of letter sold by Bradfer-Lawrence]
Henry Partridge to Lord Townshend: leaves Ireland without waiting upon him as it would have been too painful; Townshend's disposal of his vacant chaplainship to another leaves him unable to provide for the necessities of his family. [Photocopy of letter sold by Bradfer-Lawrence]
Order by the commissioners for the militia for raising of one or two troops of horse by Sir Horatio Townshend; signed by Robert Woode, Ant. Smythe, Robert Suckling, Edward Denny, Edward Chamberleyne, and Thomas Townshend.
Sir William Hovell, Hillington, to [un-named]: in the absence of Sir Horatio Townshend is ordered to give notice that horses and men (with a week's pay in their pockets and powder and bullets proportionable) are to meet at Hillington on 24 April. [draft]
Lord Townshend, Raynham, to [Philip] Case at Lynn: thanks for turbot; asks if he knows of anyone who could value estate at Yarmouth in which he has a reversionary interest; has a great desire to settle in some other county and might need to raise money to purchase a house.