The Cartulary of Launceston Priory

Georgian Tiverton, The Political Memoranda of Beavis Wood 1768-98

(John Bourne 1986) 5.00


This collection principally comprises 84 letters written by Beavis Wood, Town clerk of Tiverton. They are addressed mainly to Nathaniel Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby, (1762-1803) Member of Parliament for Tiverton from 1784-1803

The letters convey information about corporation politics, request for patronage, alerting the Earl to new developments and possible dangers.

180 pages

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