Thomas Paston, Thorpe, to Sir Nathaniel Bacon: most of the underwood at Berney has been destroyed and not much timber is left; suggests Bacon surrender his lease. verso: memorandum rejecting the offer, in Martin Man's hand
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.
Correspondence and accounts of Philip Case, Edward Bacon and the Revd Colby Bullock, trustees under the will of Lord Townshend for a trust to pay off mortgages on the Townshend estates, including letters from E. Jewell, Drummond & Co., W. Clarke Woodbine, Lord Townshend, J. Willington, and W.W. Pepys.
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.
W. Shuckford, Crostwight, to John Ellis: glad journey to London has not increased his illness; begs him to get Mr Postle's lease executed and sent down; will be glad to hear when Lord [Orford] sets out for Houghton.