Poll book listing voters in Norfolk in the Parliamentary election of 1734. Entitled: Norfolk. Poll. Wm. Wodehouse Esq. 1734. Inserted at the front is a general letter, dated 18 March 1739/40, asking the favour of you to meet us at Norwich on the 16th of April next to consider of proper Measures for supporting the Interest of the Gentlemen who shall stand Candidates for, the County of Norfolk at the next General Election. Another hand has added the signatures E. Bacon and A. Wodhouse.
Norfolk Poll Book
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The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.
Purchased by the John Rylands Library from the London bookseller Thomas Thorp in December 1954.
Description compiled by Jo Humpleby, project archivist.
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Catalogued in the Hand-List of the Collection of English Manuscripts in the John Rylands Library, 1952-1970 (English MS 1182).
Former owners: Sir Armine Wodehouse, Bart (1714-1777) [MP for Norfolk, 1737-68]; John [Wodehouse], 2nd Baron Wodehouse (1771-1846), 1838: bookplates.