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Elizabeth Goodwyn's trust

Elizabeth Goodwyn was the daughter of Sir Peter Seaman of King's Lynn. On her death in 1750, she left her property in Fring and Sedgeford to her two nieces, and the sum of £2,000 to be invested for them by her trustees, Philip Case and Henry ...

Letters to Philip Case from Mrs Elizabeth Lowe at Windsor and Lambeth: her husband's death; meanness of the Revd Arthur Branthwayt, her husband's successor at Stiffkey; news of the Archbishop of Canterbury and Mrs Cornwallis with whom she was staying at Lambeth; visits to Lady Harbord at Bath, her investments in the funds; her will, to which Charles Townshend of Honingham and Case were executors; etc.

Including letter from Revd Arthur Branthwayt about her gift of land him and his successors at Stiffkey, excusing paying her for a railing, and lamenting his loss of three fine children in less than a week, 30 Oct 1771.

Arthur Branthwayt; fl 1713; Griston, Norfolk

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