File GTN 5/9/68 - Letters to Lord Suffield (including posters and pamphlets)

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GTN 5/9/68

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Letters to Lord Suffield (including posters and pamphlets)

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  • 1831 (Creation)

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(1781-1835)

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Born on 10 November 1781, in Albemarle Street, London.
Second son of Harbord Harbord, first Baron Suffield, and his wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Sir Ralph Assheton, bt, of Middleton, Lancashire. Edward Harbord was born on 10 November 1781. He married Georgiana, daughter and co-heiress of George, second Lord Vernon, on 19 September 1809. She died on 30 September 1824. On 12 September 1826, Edward Harbord married Emily Harriott, youngest daughter of Evelyn Shipley, of Ettington Park, Warwickshire, and Longh Fea Castle, county Monaghan.
Edward Harbord was MP for Great Yarmouth (1806-12) and Shaftesbury (1820-1). He campaigned for better conditions in prisons, the abolition of slavery and the relaxation of game laws. Established Norfolk County Cricket Club.
He died on 6 July 1835, as a result of a fall on a horse.

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Isaac Newton, Norwich, re present of game and suit of Great Hockham v. Mundford; Samuel Adams, Swannington, Labour Rate Bill and Bacon's proposal of a General Inclosure Bill; Sir William Beauchamp Proctor [? Reform Bill]; John Richardson re Poor Law and Parliamentary Reform; the Revd Robert Charles William Wilkinson re Adult School library and Sunday School, Middleton; Lady Charlotte Bury seeking subscription to her book 'Three Great Sanctuaries'; William Yuard, North Walsham, re address to the King in favour of the Reform Bill; Cooke re Mackenzie Beverley, a pamphleteer and his conversion to dissent; Lord Auckland on progress of Reform Bill; the Archbishop of York re renewal of lease of rooms for the Antient concert at York; Randell, Bridge and Randell re coronets for the Coronation; W. Moore, late Bicknell and Moore, Old Bond St. re Coronation robes; Henry Smith, Gunton on estate matters, enclosing letter from tenant E.H. Lyon of Horstead; Joseph Brotherton re Salford petition; William Gray, minister of Haslington, Lancashire, re petition; J. Webster, Highgate, re forwarding his views to the Chancellor; J. Weyland on Reform; Lord Ducie; Lord Denbigh re appointment of gamekeeper; G.W. Manby, Yarmouth, sending treatise on averting fires in towns; William Windham urging the enforcement of vagrancy laws within the Hundred; handbill offering reward for information leading to the conviction of persons who broke horse works of a threshing machine at Coltishall; pamphlets against blood sports and war.

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Possibly arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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88cebc4d-eb5b-4280-b9cb-bf579e9545e5

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Created 12/04/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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