Document ReferenceBK 6/1/3/10
TitleLetter in French from Captain John Bentinck, London to Count William Bentinck, 24 Jul 1759
Date24 July 1759
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionLetter is marked 'No 34 1759'. Capt Bentinck is responding to a pack of 6 letters which he has received from his father. They contain news of the death of a Mme Cruset (?) and also evidence of his father's concerns over his current situation. Capt Bentinck reassures his father that all is in order and he has been offered a frigate of 32 guns, which he has accepted.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA98Bentinck; John A. (1737-1775); Count Bentinck; captain; grandson of 1st Earl of Portland; son of William 1st Count Bentinck1737-1775
NA102Bentinck; William (1704-1774); 1st Count Bentinck; son of 1st Earl of Portland by his second wife; Lord of Rhoon and Pendrecht, Netherlands, and Terrington St Clements, Norfolk1704-1774
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