Cecil Papers: October 1608

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House, Volume 24, Addenda, 1605-1668. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1976.

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October 1608

John Austen to the Earl of Salisbury.
[? After October 9, 1608]. Letters were brought from the Lord President of Munster to the Mayor of Bristol to be conveyed immediately to Salisbury. Petitioner was asked by the Mayor to carry them to London. He did so, and upon his return to Bristol he requested the Mayor to compensate him for the journey which had cost him £5. The Mayor refused on the grounds that the expenses should be defrayed by the Government. He asks that they should be met.—Undated.
½ p. (P. 430.)
[See Cal. S.P. Ireland, 1608–10, p. 49.]