From Lord Clare [Robert Nugent] in Bath, Somerset, to [Charles Wesley]. As the forthcoming election [for the Bristol seat] is likely to be contested, Clare would appreciate the 'continuance of those friendly offices with which you have upon former occasions favoured and assisted.'
Annotated by Charles Wesley - Courteous Lord Clare.
Robert Nugent served as the member of Parliament for Bristol between 1754 and 1774, acting in the Whig interest until about 1770, after which date he became a Tory. He occupied several important government posts, and was created Viscount Clare and Baron Nugent in 1767.