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NEWCASTLE (Duke of, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1693-1768, Prime Minister)

Contemporary copy letter with copy signature, when Secretary of State (Southern), to Governor Henry Worsley, saying that "His Majesty considering the length of time that you have been at Barbados has been pleased to appoint Mr Chetwynd to succeed you ... with His most Gracious Acceptance of Yo.r Services", allowing him to leave "the Care of the Governmt. to the President of the Council ... or to wait for Mr Chetwynds arrival", and hoping "it will not be disagreeable ... after so long absence to return home to Yo.r Friends" including the writer, 1 side 4to., Whitehall, 14th May laid down on light paper, title 'Coppie of Leave ...' on verso can still be read

Item Date:  1731
Stock No:  19987      £45

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NEWCASTLE-20205-1.jpg RESTORING LICHFIELD CATHEDRAL
NEWCASTLE (Duke, William Cavendish, 1592-1676, 1st Marquis, Royalist) & John HACKETT (1592-1670, Bishop of Coventry & Lichfield)

Document signed by the 1st Marquis of Newcastle in Latin, addressed to John Hackett (Bishop from 1661) about a living of which he is patron, saying he has presented Thomas Meynell to the Rectory of Kirk Langley, Derbyshire, and requesting his institution therein, vellum, 4" x 12", lacks seal, no place, 20th September 1662, together with a fine Autograph Letter Signed from Bishop Hackett to Sir Edward Bagot, Bart., of Bli(th)field, Staffordshire, about funds to restore the Cathedral, and soliciting contributions to choir stalls (at £8 each) and the new "Ladies' Organ", asking if he will agree to a gift of £100 from the late Sir Seamour Shirley's estate, which Shirley had promised for the "reparation" of the Cathedral after the civil war, he asks not to be referred to Sir Francis Burdett owing "to some apprehensions of my own discretion" or to the 1st Earl of Ailesbury, Hackett plans 52 choir stalls at £8 "with the names and escutcheon of the benefactor above ... An Organ is bespoken ... at £600 price to be called the Ladies Organ ... because none but the Honorable and most pious of that Sex shall contribute", seal impaling his and the diocese's arms, conjugate leaf bearing address laid down by inner margin, 1 side folio, Lichfield, with his letter seal, 5th September

Item Date:  1667
Stock No:  20205      £875

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NEWCASTLE-54102-1.jpg BLANKETS FOR GEORGE I
NEWCASTLE (John Holles, 1662-1711, from 1694 1st Duke, from 1705 Lord Privy Seal)

Document Signed to John, Duke of MONTAGU (1690-1749, K.G., Grand Master of the Order of the Bath, 1725, Master General of the Ordnance, 1740, from 1709 2nd Duke), as "Master of his Majesty's Great Wardrobe", to "deliver to the honorable Grey Maynard Esq. Yeoman of His Majesties Removing Wardrobe Two pair of fine Flannen Blanketts for his Majesty, Two pair of persian Silk window Curtains Vallance and Cornishes, with pully rods and lines for the Young Princesses at St. James's" and to cover "the Rails in the painted Chamber with green Bayes", signed also by Thomas Dummer, estimating the cost at £48, and by Commissioners of the Treasury John Wallop (1692-1762, from 1743 1st Earl of Portsmouth), George Baillie, and Sir William Clayton (1671-1752, from 1735 1st Baron Sundon), the latter at Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, 2 sides 12½" x 7¾", summary title on side 4, 7-10th February a little browned

Item Date:  1718
Stock No:  54102      £675

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NEWCASTLE (John Holles, 1662-1711, from 1694 1st Duke, from 1705 Lord Privy Seal)

Signature from a document, n.d., c.

Item Date:  1710
Stock No:  18624      £15

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NEWCASTLE (John Holles, 1662-1711, from 1694 1st Duke, from 1705 Lord Privy Seal)

Signature from a document, n.d., c.

Item Date:  1710
Stock No:  18625      £15

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