Document ReferencePl C 27/14
TitleLetter from John Cleaver, Carburton, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 21 Mar. 1779
Date21 March 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionBelieves that the duke should have no less than 'an 18th' as the Lord [of the Manor] at Hasland; has not been able to estimate the yearly expense for getting the coal out of their allotments; fears that the Commissioners will 'give you but a little for it', although he will try to make the best deal he can; reports that the coal is worth more than it has been before; mentions that he made use of the duke's name in making the bargain; will distribute any papers the duke sends him; hears from Mr Mason that the Duke of Newcastle's farm is unlikely to be let this year.
Termenclosure, Hasland 1779
mining, coal

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA968Clinton; Henry F.C. Pelham- (1720-1794); 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; also styled 9th Earl of Lincoln from 1730; born Clinton, but assumed Pelham-Clinton in 1768 as 2nd Duke of Newcastle under Lyne1720-1794
NA40351Mason; - (fl 1779); Mrfl 1779
NA32355Cleaver; John (-1779); Mr; steward to 3rd Duke of Portland 1771-79-1779
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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