Written when Norfolk was at the Treasury, this revealing letter exposes the attempts of Senior Ministers to influence election strategy: . . the relinquishment of Ld Percy for Westminster surprises and grieves me. I wrote to the Duke expressing my wish he would stand alone’; In Middx the little I can do there is promised Byng & Burdett. He ought not to sit for a Borough’. He hopes that Lord Andover will sit for Cricklade.