Document ReferencePl C 27/16
TitleLetter from John Cleaver, Carburton, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 4 Apr. 1779
Date4 April 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Thomas Noon, the groom, was with him that morning; gives details of the arrangements with the horses; Noon had asked him for £50 with which to go to Doncaster Fair, but Cleaver could not as he had just paid Mr Fletcher £350, of which £200 went on the Hunt so that the duke might be on the same footing as Lord Thanet; when Noon is next with him, will give him the money; comments on the money still owed from the sale of cattle; hopes that the duke and his family will be at Welbeck at the end of May.
Termanimals, horses, racing

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40355Noon; Thomas (fl 1779); Mr; groomfl 1779
NA40031Fletcher; Thomas (fl 1779-1785); Mr; of Whitwell surveyor and agentfl 1779-1785
NA11738Tufton; Sackville (1733-1786); 8th Earl of Thanet1733-1786
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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