Clayton, Robert, Sir, 1629-1707
- Existence: 1629 - 1707
Robert Clayton (1629-1707), British banker and politician
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: OSBORN FB42
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of ten business letters and legal documents concerning members of the Arundel family. The collection incldues two bonds of payment; several money orders; and two letters from R. Arundel to Sir Robert Clayton, drawing Clayton's attention to a "young lady of a considerable fortune," asking for Clayton's assistance in marriage-making for Arundel's son, and explaining what he would be willing to settle upon the couple.
Call Number: OSB MSS 40
Overview: Papers documenting Clayton's and Morris's work as scriveners. The papers include receipts, indentures, money orders, notes, and short letters to Clayton and Morris. Some bear the signatures of Clayton and Morris.
Call Number: OSBORN FB152
Overview: Collection of manuscripts, in multiple hands, primarily documenting Clarendon's financial activities. Many of the items are acknowledgments of debts, including one appointing Sir Robert Clayton and John Morris to act as his attorneys in order to pay interest out of his shares of the New River Waterworks to his debtors; a legal document and several receipts acknowledging Clarendon's debts and payments to others arising from shares in the New River Waterworks; and three pages of financial...