II. 65. Letter from the Lord Mayor to Lord Rich, (fn. 1) requesting
him to use his influence with one Young, Her Majesty's Freemason, to
discontinue an encroachment on the Highway in Long Lane.
30th July, 1594.
III. 109. Letter from the Lord Chancellor (Ellesmere) to the
Lord Mayor, enclosing a Petition from his servant, Edward Thomason,
complaining of an encroachment made upon his ground by John
Dashfield and John Statfield, and of the closing up of his ancient
lights, and requesting him to direct the City Viewers to inspect the
building, and require its further progress to be stayed till the matter
York House, 4th September, 1613.
IV. 57. Letter from the Earl of Northumberland (fn. 2) to the Lord
Mayor, acquainting him that he had been informed of a pretended
title made by the Court of Aldermen to a garden belonging to
Northumberland House, which he had sold to Mr. Robert Chamberlain,
and stating that he, and those from whom he claimed, had held and
enjoyed Northumberland House, with the upper and nether garden,
without interruption, for a hundred years at least, until Sir Edwin
Stands (fn. 3) stirred up the pretended title, by colour of a supposed possession therein, which he never had, except leave, during pleasure, to
make a door into the garden in question, to walk in which had been
granted upon the request of Sir Charles Danvers.
18th February, 1616.
VII. 115. Order in Council upon the Petition of John Sanders,
one of His Majesty's coachmen, and others His Majesty's servants,
directing the stoppage of certain encroachments within the City.
30th April, 1634.
VIII. 132. Same as No. 115–Vol. VII.