Letter: Henry Thompson, Escrick to Thomas, Viscount Osborne, Lord High Treasurer of England

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At request of York Corporation, has agreed to stand as member for the city (on vacancy created by Osborne's 'promotion') but would not have done so had he known O. intended his son to stand. Sir Henry Thompson of Yorke 'is endeavouring to make a party.'

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Part of an original bundle, U DDFA/39/1 - U DDFA/39/25, marked 'Valuable Autographs belonging to Lord Wenlock'