Legal opinion of T[homas] B[ampfield] on bail

Scope and Content

Counsel’s opinion on the case of a person sent to Newgate prison, bail being refused, for holding a religious meeting and regarding an alleged riot. Signed ‘T.B.’ [Thomas Bampfield.] In the handwriting of Mr Speaker Bampfield. The name of ‘Mr Joyner’ is mentioned.


For Thomas Bampfield (1622/3-93) see also DWL/RB/1/132

Other Finding Aids

Argent / Black v.139 (also listed as Treatises v.8); Thomas p.12


see McElligott, ODNB, Corr 588, 637, 640, 643, 823, 830, 831, 946.