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Townshend Family Papers
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Townshend Family Papers

  • MC 1601
  • Fonds
  • 1620-1806

Townshend family; 1465-1950; Marquess of Townshend

John Earle, Lincoln's Inn, London

Re his fears that his father's purchase of Heydon might endanger Horatio's good opinion of him (John) and asking that he might stand disinterested from the business.

John Earle, Lincoln's Inn, London

Re Horatio's agent, Mr Sparrow who refused to pay £500 due at Mr Abbott's to Mr Shalcrosse without a specific direction from Horatio despite all Earle's assurances.

Letter, unsigned, London, to an unnamed recipient

Describing the defects of his house (once set on fire by 'a damn'd, unlucky, idle, rascally, squint-ey'd young Bastard of a Boy') and describing the rent collector ('a queer, little, odd wither'd, round-shoulder'd Fellow, with scarce any Hair on his Head').

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