Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 22, 1612-1668. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1971.
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|St. Michael's Mount.|
|[Before 1666 (fn. 1) ].||
Fragment of a survey. "In the [?] of the
Iland there is a haven or porte walled in with a very thicke wall
of grete stone wherein shipps of cxx or cxl can come inne
and otherwyse of xxx or forty tunne may lye at rode, cominge
in at a full sea on the northe part of the said Ilande at a smale
passage, and soe doe all the botes of fishermenne; in the foote of
which Ilande nere the porte there are divers store howses for
fishermen, merchandaize and other necessaries."—Undated.
1½ pp. Damaged. (General 57/14.)
|The Countess of Rutland to the Earl of Salisbury.|
|[? 1666] June 24.||
"My entertainement at Hatfeeld was
most ample, and every action since the honour of my being
knowne to you highly oblidging, for which my lord, and this
addition in dispencing with my daughters attendance while her
husband is absent, shall ever fasten me."—June 24.
P.S. "My prayrse, as hopes, attend the good lord who began his jorney today. God speed him."
Holograph. 2¾ pp. (200. 65.)
|Viscount Cranborne to Viscountess Cranborne.|
| August 31. (fn. 2)||
"This is the first oportunitey I could gett
to write to you since I came to the fleet. Wee have stay'd all
this while for a winde wich I thinke verey long, for the sooner
wee engage the sooner I shall come backe. I hope you have soe
much discretion to consider what condition you eare (sic) in, and
not to trouble your selfe for that you cannot helpe. I pray God
preserve you and littell Kett." From abord the Charls, the
last day of Agus.
P.S. "Remember mee to all my frends if I have eaney att Hattfeild."
Holograph. Seal. Addressed: "For the Lady Cranborn att Hattfeild." 1 p. (200. 141.)
|1666, Michaelmas to 1667, Michaelmas.||Household and privy purse expenses compiled by Edward Jolley, steward of the household. Inter alia:|
|To a Dutch paynter for paynting the chimney peece in the Kings Chamber and cleansing other pictures.||05||00||00|
|For waynscotting the Kings Chamber, the little chamber within itt, Mr William Cecills chamber and my Ladyes closett.||20||00||00|
|For a Trophy Tax in St. Clements parish.||00||02||06|
|To a tax for maymed soldiers.||00||05||00|
|For an ammunition tax to Middlesex.||00||05||00|
|The customary guift to the Beadle of St. Clements for a year.||00||10||00|
|For chimney money for Salisbury House.||04||16||00|
|To Mr Walton coming from Cambridge to preach the quarterly sermon at Hattfeild.||00||06||08|
|To Nathaniel Page for bringing a load of goods from London when the fire was there.||01||05||00|
|To John Wren for wayting with his teeme att London when the fire was there.||01||05||00|
|To Walter Hawkins for wayting with his teeme when the fire was att London.||01||09||00|
|For the Grand Cyrus, a French romance for my Lord.||03||10||00|
|66 pp. (Accounts 141/5.)|