Autograph letter from Thomas Beake, London, to Edward Southwell, Secretary of State for Ireland at Dublin, reporting on a legal matter.
1703/4 February 24.
|Main Creator:||Beake, Thomas|
Reports on a unspecified legal subject which he was pursuing for Edward Southwell, on which he has consulted Clerks of the Parliament, and the Attorney General; the latter asked him to come to the house of Lords and "after ye house was up next day Mr Atturny [sic] called me in & told ye Lord Keeper, Ld. Ch: Jus: Holt & c who joyntly [sic] agreed, that as there was 3 Acts relating to ye matter, must all be transcribed and pass under ye Great Seal to make ye authority effecutall [sic]". He outlines his actions in consequence and the fees saying that "Mr Madox will supply me with mony [sic]".
Thomas Beake Sr and Jr were both messengers of the Chamber in 1702. Thomas Beake Jr was also under clerk of the Privy Council in 1706.
Thomas Madox (d. 1727), was an antiquary and 1714 Historiographer Royal, was a clerk in the Lord Treasurer's office.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Physical description: 1 item ; 23 x 18 cm.
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