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Letter, Earl of Orford to Lieutenant Harvey.

Earl of Orford, in reply to a note from Lieutenant Harvey, apologizes to the same for troubling the Trustees of [Norfolk and] Norwich Hospital regarding an exchange of land between the Earl and the hospital. The Earl asks that Harvey meet with him before the Court of Trustees' meeting on 6th September.
Dated: Wolterton, Aug. 16. 1826.

Horatio William Walpole; 1813-1894; 4th Earl Orford, politician

John Holland.

Extravagance of his son's housekeeping, payment of debt by Sir Thomas Knyvett, family news. 1603-1604 and undated.

Henry Knyvett (d 1603, brother of Sir Thomas), London.

Sir Thomas Knyvett's lawsuits and other concerns inc. purchase of the Parry estate and sale of North Creake manor. Inc. refs. to plague in Norwich and London, death of Henry's patron, Sir Francis Drake's attack on Spain, 1587, and other public news, death of Henry's wife and care of his crippled son Mun. Reply noted on one letter and on another draft letter to Mr Hooper re hiring a house, (?) 1585-1602 and undated.

Robert Bowyer, Sackville House.

Re death of Sir Thomas's brother Henry and asking for assistance for Henry's son Henry. Henry's other children's situations are described and it is suggested that Henry be placed with Roger Aston 'a principall inward favorite of his Majestie'. Ref. to preparation of the Queen's funeral and expectation of the King's coming. 'The last troblesome business is a parliament'.

Katherine Knyvett, wife.

Family matters inc. son Tom's sickness, sequestration of the estate, despoiling of the glass and brasses in Ashwellthorpe Church, and other troubles under the Parliament.

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