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.