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Thomas Walpole, London and Paris, to Philip Case, principally about the Lynn election: 'we seem waked from a Lethargy and forced into an uphill game', 16 Oct; hire of private lodgings in Lynn, Dec 1767; charitable donations not to be confined to the voters, 4 Jan 1768; misbehaviour of Sir John Turner's supporters, 23 Jan; with copy letters from Case, including advice to join with Crisp Molineux if Lord Orford approves, 11 Jan 1768

Including copy letter from Briggs Cary [? to Walpole] advising that tickets have been given to the inferior freemen by the friends of Mr Molineux and Sir John Turner entitling them to beef, flour, coal, etc., and the lateness and method of distrib...

Walpole family; 1678-; Baron Walpole of Wolterton, formerly Earl of Orford (second creation)

Correspondence of Lord Walpole [of Wolterton, later 2nd earl of Orford] and Philip Case about proposed marriage of Mary Williams and Sir Martin Folkes, and the inadequacy of the settlements he means to make upon her.

Walpole was a cousin of Mary Williams through his mother, Mary Magdalen Lombard.

Philip Case; 1712-1792; alderman, attorney, controller of customs; King's Lynn and Great Fransham, Norfolk