Letters to Philip Case from Sir Charles Peyton at London, Twickenham, etc., about his Grimston estate, his urgent need for money in advance of his rents, the conveyance of Smith's farm in Grimston to Case, 1753, and further angry appeals for money.
Letters to Philip Case as agent for the recovery of rents due to Trinity Hall, Cambridge, from property in Walton, Walpole and Emneth; the letters from Trinity are written by Thomas Ansell, Francis Simpson and George Carr, successive bursars, and Thomas Lombe, mainly about arrears of rent from Mrs Frances Farthing's leasehold and distraint upon other tenants, with letter from Thomas Dixon with account of quit rent for manor of West Walton, late the Duke's, 1759, and account of Case's fees.
Sir John Turner, Pall Mall, to Philip Case: thanks for his advice and his 'tender & genteel' manner of introducing it; was unable to meet unreasonable terms of Sir Thomas Gooch to pay off the mortgage, and ejectments were served; asks if there is any way to keep Gooch out of possession to give Turner time to raise the money.
Sir John Turner, Pall Mall, to Philip Case: as requested, is appointing Robert Overman, a kinsman of Case's brother's wife, as tide waiter at Wells; nothing has happened about the ejectments; thanks for Case's letter of advice but is surprised he didn't write sooner, and that his objections to his want of proper economy should be made immediately upon his income being considerably augmented; wishes to discuss 'conduct of a certain person'.
Sir John Turner, Pall Mall, to Philip Case: asks him to pay Miss Young some of her interest on account; hopes to see him at Warham at Christmas when he will have a party that is 'tolerably jolly according to ancient custom'.
Thomas Walpole, London, to Philip Case: Lord Orford and Mr Molineux have had a conference at Euston about the latter's being brought into parliament at the first opportunity; Lord Orford exceedingly warm on the behaviour of some of his old friends at Lynn; he is now broke with the Turners and determined the collectorship should be put into other hands; a representation is to be drawn up for the duke of Grafton as to the collector's misconduct towards the town; election of Wilkes for Middlesex may have consequences 'if it is too seriously treated'; asks Case to look out for an estate for him in Norfolk. With copy reply from Case
Correspondence of Philip Case with Peter Leheup senior and junior, Sir Edward Williams of Llangoid Castle and his wife Mary, John Lloyd of Peterwell and his wife Eliza, John Noyes and Savage Mostyn, and letters of Charles Wray, Gunthorp, to the Lloyds. The letters relate to settlements made by Sir Edward Williams on his wife, the sale of an estate at Middleton, Norfolk, otherwise called the Lambard estate (Isaac Leheup married Elizabeth Lambard), to Admiral Savage Mostyn (c 1713-1767), and investment of the purchase moneys in the funds. Some letters are franked by Welsh MPs and by the bishop of Llandaff.
Letters from Sir Edward Williams, Llangoid Castle, to Philip Case: his mortgages, need for frugality, and a visit to Llangoid by the Case family; including two letters to Case from Charles Lawrence, Great Scotland Yard, about receiving interest on South Sea annuities for Sir Edward, and letter from George Montgomerie, Llangoid Castle, about a narrow escape from drowning, and Lady Williams's stillborn child, 20 Sep 1763.
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'.
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.