MEATH, Chaworth Brabazon, 6th Earl. 18758



Autograph Letter Signed ‘Meath’, to his agent, John Sherard, in Nottingham, complaining about the “many falshoods” put about by one of his tenants in Herefordshire, threatening to turn the tenant out, instructing Sherard to pursue the arrears of rent. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, small holes at folds, otherwise good, with the address leaf (stained), straight line DUBLIN. Dublin, 12 August 1723. “I am surpris’d I hear nothing of the Cyder, if it is not yet come I am now so indifferent about it … it will be no loss I had rather not have it.” Chaworth Brabazon, 6th Earl of Meath (1686 – 1763), Anglo-Irish peer. He sat for Dublin County from 1713 to 1714 before being called up to the Irish House of Lords. In the following year, he succeeded his father as Earl of Meath. He was governor of County Dublin and County Wicklow, and was appointed to the Privy Council of Ireland in 1716.