Letter from Edward, 1st Viscount Conway, to his wife Anne,
1678 Aug. 24.
|Main Creator:||Conway, Edward Conway, Earl, d. 1683|
Gives account of his travels in Ireland. "I finde only two Quakers of my tennants in prison, and it is for tythes, ... But when I was in Dublin I heard of one of the worst things donne by a Quaker that could be, Sir Edward Massy left a Quaker his executor in trust for a nephew of his whose name is also Sir Edward Massy, this Quaker hath sold the best part of the estate to Mr. Mustiam my Lord Chancellor of Ireland's sonne in law ... My brother Rawdon ... is in treaty with my Lord Granard about marrying his daughter Mary, to my Lord Granards eldest sonne. ..." Gives account of various financial arrangements. Fine linen is not to be had. ... "I have abundance of business heere among my Tennants ... they come in by hundreds to renew their leases, and I finde in the country great improvements. ...
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