Document ReferenceNe C 7686/1-2
TitleLetter from John Parkinson, Leyfields, near Newark, Nottinghamshire, to Henry Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; 26 May 1834
Date26 May 1834
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionStates that the tenants have been unable to pay a large amount at rent days due to the low price of corn; has heard that some of them intend to ask the duke for a reduction in rent; states that he has been able to remit a further £300 to Coutts and Co.; provides details of bills which have been received; encloses a summary of his cash account [Ne C 7686/2]; thanks the duke for the pamphlet he sent and comments on the system of management at Southwell workhouse; discusses the 'great ability' of Mr Becher.
Termestate business, rents
estate business, tenants
estate business, accounts
poverty, workhouses, management of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11217Becher; John T. (1770-1848); Rev.; visiting justice for Nottinghamshire; chair of Newark quarter sessions; prebendary of Southwell1770-1848
NA12895Parkinson; John (fl 1821-1849); Mr; Clumber agent of 4th Duke of Newcastlefl 1821-1849
NA900Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1785-1851); 4th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1785-1851
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