Cyril Wyche, Hockwold, to [Philip Case]: instructions for leases; Robert Hankinson is over £200 in arrears; defaulting tenants 'only abuse any kindness or civility they may receive'; thinks he is being overcharged by Collector Turner and Charles Peast, dyke reeves of Gaywood, for banks; asks if some of his tenant Young's men can be got out of Bridewell, as a favour; needs an agent to inspect his Gaywood concern from time to time and would pay £10 10s a year; thinks he has been cheated over purchase of some horses.
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.
Thomas Dummer, London, to [Mr Fearnside]: addressee has paid Case more than will be due to him from Dummer when the books are complete; he should apply to Case for a refund which he won't refuse as he has completed his late brother's books.
Thomas Edwards, at Messrs Fry's & Co., Mildred Court, London, to James Case, Lynn Regis: about a ?gaming debt; 'the Evidence of Lady D goes to say that I was in a state unfit to take Observation of what was doing'.
Emma Waldegrave, Stapleford Tawney, to [Philip Case]: asks him to give Miss Middleton her interest of Farthing's and Young's bonds; with receipt by B. Middleton for £34 from Mr Case for Miss Waldegrave, 23 Mar 1757; further receipt, 19 Aug 1766.
H. Partridge, Croydon, to Philip Case: the new subscription bears a premium of 4% it – would be in Mr Clough's interest to accept in lieu of what he subscribed even if he sells it again; will enquire about the value of the reversion and states general rules; Sir John Turner dined with him; possible changes in the ministry.
Stephen Comyn, Corporation House, Salisbury Court, to Matthew Lambe, Lincoln's Inn: Lord Fitzwilliam has purchased Mr Rolfe's estates in Tilney and Wiggenhall, so fee farm rents are due to the Corporation of Clergymen's Sons.