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Philip Case; 1712-1792; alderman, attorney, controller of customs; King's Lynn and Great Fransham, Norfolk Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
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Letters to Philip Case from Charles Townshend: the formation of a ministry wi...

Letters to Philip Case from Charles Townshend: the formation of a ministry without Pitt, the illegality of general warrants, promotion for Case's nephew James Case, delays in payment of outport corn debentures, 1766, Chatham administration, influence of Lord Bute, elections in Norfolk, 1766-1768, death of Revd Thomas Lowe, 1769, appointment to Treasury and high opinion of North, 1770, Yarmouth election and Townshend's marriage, 1777; with many copy replies.

Colonel George Townshend, Cranmer, to Philip Case: thanks for giving a qualif...

Colonel George Townshend, Cranmer, to Philip Case: thanks for giving a qualification to his brother, and criticizes arrangements of the latter for the Yarmouth election.

Lord Townshend to Philip Case: thanks for giving a qualification to his son C...

Lord Townshend to Philip Case: thanks for giving a qualification to his son Charles whom he seldom sees, and whose usual conduct is to mistrust and discredit anything he says; will not allow a penny more to be spent on the Yarmouth election than the £1,000 he lodged with Case in January for that purpose.

Charles Townshend, Yarmouth, to Philip Case: very much obliged to him; has no...

Charles Townshend, Yarmouth, to Philip Case: very much obliged to him; has now consulted Lord Townshend and will have no need for that favour; news of Yarmouth election; with receipt to Case by John Morse for £300, on same page.

Philip Case, Lynn, to Lord Townshend, Grosvenor Street, London: names prisone...

Philip Case, Lynn, to Lord Townshend, Grosvenor Street, London: names prisoners from the Castle 'taken up stragling about the County' to be conveyed to ship of war at Yarmouth or collector of customs there; Mr Trafford accepts the honour, will ask the others

Lord Townshend, Raynham, to Philip Case: discusses tables of annuities for li...

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.

Charles Townshend, St James's Street, to Philip Case: in great difficult...

Charles Townshend, St James's Street, to Philip Case: in great difficulty as to qualification for forthcoming election as that made at previous one has been destroyed by his brother's marriage settlement; fears his father won't be able to make another and asks advice; if any freemen of Yarmouth live in Lynn he will pay their expenses to Yarmouth. Cover addressed 'To be sent without Delay to Mr Case wherever he is, & not to be opened by any other Person'.

Lord Townshend, Raynham, to [Philip] Case at Lynn: thanks for turbot; asks if...

Lord Townshend, Raynham, to [Philip] Case at Lynn: thanks for turbot; asks if he knows of anyone who could value estate at Yarmouth in which he has a reversionary interest; has a great desire to settle in some other county and might need to raise money to purchase a house.