Document ReferenceNe C 114/1
TitleLetter from [Sarah Churchill] Duchess of Marlborough to Henry Pelham; 24 Apr. 1744
Date24 April 1744
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAppeals to Pelham as 1st Lord of the Treasury to advise her on her financial problems as Ranger of Windsor Park; complains she has been badly treated by the Surveyors of the Woods and has had to protect the trees from being felled; points out that she has spent her own money on the two lodges so is reluctant to give them up.
Termappointments, royal, Ranger of Windsor Great Park
timber, tree felling
Crown estates, management of Windsor Great Park

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18704Great Britain; Surveyor General of Woods
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA11536Legge; Henry Bilson- (1708-1764); Mr; Surveyor General of Woods 1742-45; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1754-611708-1764
NA18705Whitworth; - (fl 1744); Mr.; office of Surveyor of the Woods?fl 1744
NA18706Churchill; Sarah (1660-1744); Duchess of Marlborough; née Jennings; dau of Richard Jennings of Sandridge; m John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough 16781660-1744
NA967Pelham; Henry (1696-1754); Mr; Prime Minister 1743-1754 brother of T. Pelham-Holles 1st Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1696-1754
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