Letters from Anthony Isaacson to Sir Robert Clayton and Sir Jeremy Whitchcott

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      GB 133 Eng MS 899
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  • Physical Description
      1 volume (23 letters).

Scope and Content

Twenty original letters, bound in one volume, from Anthony Isaacson of Newcastle to Sir Robert Clayton and Sir Jeremy Whitchcott, concerning vessels carrying coal, the quantity carried, new ships, etc. A number relate to Sir Thomas J. Peyton. With copies (contemporary) of two letters from Clayton to Isaacson and a note from Peyton to the same at the Custome house.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthony Isaacson (1626-1693) was educated at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was treasurer of Bridewell and Bedlam Hospitals. In 1665 he married Jane, daughter of John Lawson, of Newcastle. He died on 15 June 1693 and was buried at St Nicholas, Newcastle.