Castle Rising: a rate for the burgage rent, 1642, lists of the burgages in Castle Rising belonging to the Hon. William Feilding, Lady Diana Feilding, Robert Walpole, names of the owners of the burgages with abstracts of title, lists of the burgages with names of voters, 1713-1727, copies of conveyances of burgages to Robert and John Chamberlain, 1679-1696, and will of Robert Chamberlyne, 1689.
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.
Lord Townshend, Raynham, to Philip Case: discusses tables of annuities for life made by De Moivre, and consequent value of his reversionary interest in his uncle's estate near Yarmouth [his uncle was Horatio Townshend, died 1751]; if sold it will pay off all the encumbrances on his estate; Colonel Townshend does not answer his letters and has clearly discarded him from his good graces; is thinking of settling in another county to avoid these continual jarrings; with copy of formula for calculating value of a reversion.
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.
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.
Accounts, statements and letters concerning the sale of the Middleton estate to Savage Mostyn, and investment of the monies in a trust administered by Peter Leheup junior, Dr Samuel Alston, Philip Case and Horatio Walpole, with receipts for sums invested in the 3 per cent annuities
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.
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.