Autograph letter from Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, to Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1640 November 5.

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Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of, 1593-1641,. Autograph letter from Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, to Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1640 November 5.

Autograph letter from Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford, to Sir George Radcliffe [manuscript], 1640 November 5.

Addressed to "Cosin Radcliffe" and with Wentworth's note that the letter was written in response to Radcliffe's letter dated October 28th. Sends commission for the Lord of Ormonde and refers to the prorogation of the parliament in Ireland. Also mentions land deals involving Joseph Peasley (i.e. Peisley?), Lord Esmond, and Lord Clanricard. Requests that Radcliffe "take care that the monies for my Lady Carlile be payed to her at London this terme, for she hath neede of it."

2 leaves ; 29 x 20 cm.

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