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Reference 12964
Covering dates 17th century - c 1812
Held by Bristol Record Office
Extent 2 files
Conditions of copying COPYRIGHT: BRISTOL RECORD OFFICE



Folder icon  Volume of mounted letters and other papers  12964/1  17th century-18th century

These documents are held at Bristol Record Office

Arrangement: The records are not mounted in chronological order


Contents:
12964/1/folio 1 1678 February 12
Letter from John Romsey at Bristol concerning a ship belonging to his brother which had been taken by the French.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 2 1685 November 17
Letter from H. Crow, Secretary to the Duke of Beaufort to Abraham Sanders concerning the election in 1685 of Sir Richard Hart as M.P. for Bristol
The Duke had requested the nomination of John Romsey.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 3 1686 May 3
Copy of letter from Duke of Beaufort to Abraham Sanders, Mayor of Bristol informing him of the King's resentment at Sir John Knight's behaviour imprisoning a priest, etc.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 4 1688
Copy of a petition from members of the Association of Gentlemen of Somerset who have joined with the Prince of Orange for the defence of the Protestant religion.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 5 1688 March 4
Extract from a letter written at concerning the trial of Captain Henry Boyle and 100 others at the Assizes for association with anti popery plots
1 folio
12964/1/folio 6 1689 April 4
Account of news from Ireland by passengers from Cork and Kinsale arriving at Minehead and Bristol.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 7 1689 April 17
Extract from letter written at Bristol giving news of Ireland brought by passengers from there.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 8 1689 May 19
Account of news from passengers from Limerick and Londonderry.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 9 1689 May 20
Account of news from Ireland.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 1689 May 22
Deposition made by William Cole before the Mayor of Bristol concerning answers he gave to questions put to him by Sir William Poole, customer of Bristol about the Test Act.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 11 1689 July 10
Letter from Edward Hoare, alderman of Bristol concerning news from Ireland.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 12 1681 October 13
List of provisions to be sent to Kingsweston
1 folio
12964/1/folio 13 1636 November
From the endorsement. An account of tobaccoes out of the Eagle of Bristol and the Fortune of Wexford.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 14 1689-1691
Addressed "Custom House, London" a number of extracts from Customs records.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 15 [?18th century]
Copy of docket made by J.Holt of Western Circuit asking for fourteen prisoners in several gaols in the Western Circuit.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 77 1740 February 21
Award made by Sir Richard Cox and Samuel Townsend about the gratuity to be paid to John Puxley who salvaged the cargo on the ship the Townsend.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 78 1741 January 17
Deposition made by Henry Ware, master of the Townsend Billinder of Bristol
Adam Begg, chief mate and William Joyner carpenter which ship was damaged during a storm
1 folio
12964/1/folio 79 1741 March 13
12964/1/folio 16 N.D.
Copy of directions taken from Evelin's Book for a nursery of oak, elm, ash, and chestnuts to stock the manor.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 17-20 N.D.
Notes of work to be done on the estate at Kingsweston.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 21 N.D.
A list of improvements which might be carried out on the estate. Not known by whom made and probably concerning Kingsweston.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 22 1690 August 9
Suggestions made by Robert Neale for the improvement of the land by use of lime and mud from the river Avon with small plan of part of estate which extends to the river.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 23-24 N.D.
Rough draft of a letter concerning the first purchase of Kingsweston
1 folio
12964/1/folio 25 1690 Mar 28
Letter from Henry Hanley, B Malet, Alexander Luttrell and John West, officers of Colonel Luttrell's regiment at Barnstaple to William Blathwayte advising him of the 520 recruits in the regiment stationed at Barnstaple waiting to embark
1 folio
12964/1/folio 26 1694 February 24
Letter from Captain Charles Symes to Edward Southwell one of the clerks of the Privy: Council concerning the use of sand from the river in the making of mortar with the suggestion that he might use it for building at Kingsweston.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 27 1690 Aug 9
Deposition made by John Long of Watley, Somerset, clothier, saying that Robert Henley, merchant of Bristol, had ordered him to impress seamen; that Captain Horner of Mells, Somerset had released the men and was discouraging the impressing of seamen.
Also a deposition by John Somers of Berkeley
1 folio
12964/1/folio 28 1694 November 5
Letter from H. Shere to Sir Robert Southwell at Lincolns Inn Fields asking for information for the improving of land by use of lime.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 29 N.D. [?1694]
Report on the improvement of land lime in Herefordshire. Endorsement says collected by H. Shere and enlarged by J. - Nov. 24
1 folio
12964/1/folio 30 1694 December 24
Account of limeing, marleing and sanding the land, made by Arthur Griffin and sent to Sir R. Southwell.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 31 1695 November 16
List of fruit trees for Kingsweston.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 32 1695
Account of the use of lime on land and times of sowing turnips and grass seed.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 33 1696 October 14
Letter from Thomas Edwards to Robert Southwell at Lincolns Inn Fields reporting on the business of the manor court at Kingsweston
1 folio
12964/1/folio 34 1696 May 18
Letter from John Plomley to Robert Southwell concerning the growing of grass.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 35 1696 September 19
Order to build a new building to the old house, (unsigned)
1 folio
12964/1/folio 36 October 14
Letter from Henry Shores of Longleat to Robert Southwell concerning the planting of trees at Kingsweston.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 37 1701 March 3
Letter from Colonel Thomas Beecher to Edward Southwell concerning a wrecked ship which John Blackwell and Edward Lloyd are claiming as their ship, the St. William of D'ore with a cargo of prunes, wine, etc. from Bordeaux, asking if they shall prove their ownership in the Admiralty Court of Bristol.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 38 1701 December 10
Letter from Thomas Beecher to Edward Southwell with the opinion of Mr. Farrar on the salvage of the Grampus
1 folio
12964/1/folio 39 1702 August 5
Letter from Thomas Beecher to Edward Southwell with an account of whale oil.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 40 1670-1675
Abstract of moneys collected by Isaac Morgan and John Rumsey, collectors at port of Bristol.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 41 1705 September 1
List of masters and ships which go under convoy of Arundell from Bristol to Ireland, together with those going from Minehead to Ireland.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 42 1703 November 29
Letter from Robert Yate of Bristol to Robert Southwell telling of a great storm in Bristol damaging property and shipping.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 43 1705 February 11-18
List of ships which arrived at port of Bristol.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 44-45 1704 March
List of masters and ships which left Bristol, Biddeford and Barnstaple under convoy of Arundall for Ireland.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 46 1703 February 18-19
List of masters and ships which left Bristol, Biddeford and under convoy of Arundall for Ireland
1 folio
12964/1/folio 47 1704 January 7
List of ships which left Bristol under convoy of Anglesey and Rye.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 48 1706 April 28
List of ships which left Bristol under convoy of Arundell.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 49 1706 October 10
List of ships which left Bristol under convoy of Advices Prize from Barbadoes for London.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 50 1705 March 25
List of ships which left Bristol under convoy of Bridgwater and Shoarham.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 51 1705 December 23-24
List of ships which left under convoy of Speedwell and Lizard.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 52 1695 November 29
Copy of letter from Sir Richard Cox at Dublin to Edward Southwell concerning the welfare of his son.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 53 1704 March 25
Copy of letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning the Popery Bill.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 54 1696 January 2
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell sending good wishes.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 55 1696 March 4
Letter from Richard Cox to Edward Southwell asking for help in the settlement of the affairs of Manny Moore.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 56 1697 June 8
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning money owing to his tailor and other personal matters.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 57 N.D.
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning personal matters.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 58 1704 April 4
Copy of letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell about the taking of privateers, the transportation and execution of prisoners.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 59 1703 March 23
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell asking that he should receive payment of oe1000 for his services.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 60 1704 March 25
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning an enclosure of land.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 61 1704 March 30
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell for money due to him.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 62 1704 August 29
Letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell thanking him for money and asking about a commission in the Dragoons or Guards.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 63 1704 October 3
Copy letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell paying his respects.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 64 1704 March 28
Copy letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning among other things, the nomination of chaplains in the army and a list of persons to whom he has sent cheeses.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 65-67 1714 - 1726
Letters from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning deeds and leases of property.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 68 [?18th century]
Abstract of some Acts of Parliament relating to landing of goods from the plantations in England, and not in Ireland.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 69 [early 18th century]
Copy of letter to Richard Cox about a case of arbitration in a dispute between the salvagers and owners of the ship Tounshend.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 70 [early 18th century]
Instructions from Jenkins, Power, Champion and Meyler to Edward Southwell to send information to Sir Richard Cox.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 71 [?18th century]
Abstract of some Acts of Parliament relating to plantation goods, wrecks, and salvage.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 72 1706 March 8
Copy letter from Sir Richard Cox to Edward Southwell concerning several matters including the drawing of leases and the proposed Bill about tithes.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 73-74 1717-1719
Balance sheets of the Collector of Customs.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 75 1720 October 26
Broadside giving notice that a reward of oe5 would be paid to any who shall discover persons going aboard ships under quarentine in Kingroad, Broad Pill or Morgans Pill because of plague.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 76 1720 November 5
Letter from J. Henley at Bristol to Edward Southwell about ships lying in quarantine at Bristol and the posting of soldiers at Pill and Shirehampton
1 folio
Petition signed by 27 Bristol merchants addressed to Sir Abraham Elton and Edward Southwell concerning the affairs of Georgia.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 80 1741 May 25
Copy of letter from Edward Southwell to Richard Cox asking that two persons be chosen as arbitrators in a dispute between gentlemen in Ireland and merchants in Bristol.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 81 1740 February 28
Copy of letter from Edward Southwell concerning the above case.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 82 August 6
Letter from T.Power to Edward Southwell with copy of letter and agreement from Calwell, Lawton and Carleton agents of the owners of the ship Townshend concerning compensation paid.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 83 1741 September 22
Copy of letter from Edward Southwell to Richard Cox about the above named matter.
1 folio
12964/1/folio 84 1741 August 9
Copy of letter from Edward Southwell to Sir Richard cox as above 1 folio
12964/1/folio 85 [18th century]
Copy of letter from Robert Smith, George Bearpacker, Thomas Chamberlayne, Thomas Ross, Thomas Gibbs and John Fisher concerning an indictment brought against Stephen Bagg, currier to defraud the customs
1 folio



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