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10-Sept-1714 Sr I shall not fail to Engage those few Freemen of Yorke, that lives in & abt Rippon, they went in the last Election for you & Mr Fairfax, & I doubt not but they’l doe Soe again- There are Several Freemen of Yorke that lives in, & nigh Leeds, Soe if you wou’d write a Line to Mr Lodge who is a Clergy man in Leeds, I doubt not but he wou’d make you a very good Interest, his Friends went to Yorke the last Election, & voted for you & Mr Fairfax, a Line to him will Certainly Secure them Soe heartily wishing you Success I am Sr Your most Faithfull Humble Servt For Sr Wm Robinson Bart Member of Parliament Yorke My Daughters gives their most Humble Services to my Lady & would have waited on her long before this But my Coach Horses being all Spoild wth Carrying my little Grandaughter into Cheshire in extreme hot weather one of them died & three more I doubt will never be fit for a coach again
Sir William Robinson, 1st Baronet (19 November 1655 – 22 December 1736), 1st Baronet of Newby-on-Swale, Yorkshire, was an English Whig politician who sat in the English and British House of Commons between 1689 and 1722. He was MP for York from 1698 until 1722.