KENYON, Lloyd, First baron, letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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KENYON, Lloyd, First baron (1732-1802). Master of the Rolls.
Autograph Letter Signed to an unnamed correspondent, 1¼ pages 4to, 9 Portman Square, 3 May no year. Agreeing with his correspondent's views on Roman Catholicism, but declining to join in the public denunciation his correspondent suggests.
'... [I] most anxiously wish well to everything which may tend to prevent any intrusion of Roman Catholic principles in power, and that in no slight degree from wishing that themselves might be delivered from the superstition, bigotry and mental slavery produced by their religion. ...'
Provenance: from a collection formed by A.M. Broadley in 1903.

£85 [No: 24847]
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