Letter from 'A P' to Lord Sheffield

Scope and Content

From an unknown sender to John Baker Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield. Given Lord Sheffield's attention to national commercial interests, the writer 'takes the liberty of putting into your Lordship's hands a pamphlet, written some years ago by a country gentleman, on the effects of the bounties on exported corn, etc. It is true, your Lordship has paid more than common attention, to all regulation respecting trade, but more particularly to those relative to the article of corn'.
Autograph, with signature [initials 'A P', surname illegible].


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This document is inserted in G Lowe 'Consideration on the effects which bounties granted on exported corn ...' - Library classmark [G.L.] 1786. To request the document, please place an order for the volume, specifying that you wish to see the autograph letter AL227.

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Related Material

Further material relating to the 1st Earl of Sheffield is held in the archives at Senate House Library, see references: MS124, MS 126, MS132, MS139, MS423, MS869, MS942 and MS984; AL55, AL60, AL115, AL116, AL120, AL121, AL144, AL145, AL268, AL277 and AL346.

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