Document ReferencePl C 27/20
TitleLetter from John Cleaver, Carburton, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 13 May 1779
Date13 May 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks the duke for his letter; encloses the best account he can of the money due to the tradesmen; has not included the servant's wages and board wages in this account; cannot do this exactly until know what has been paid in London, but has asked Mr Fletcher to make out the best account he can; is setting out for Mansfield to collect everything relating to Lindhurst farm; will then go to Newark where he will receive rents; will try to do all that the duke directs when he returns home; has received a draft from Mr Nicolson for £400; had sent duke a complete account of what Nicolson has given him before and also what is due to the Duke of Devonshire.
Termaccounts, Nottinghamshire
estate business, Nottinghamshire
financial affairs, wages

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40370Nicolson; John (fl 1779-1785); Mr; agent for the Duke of Portland's Cumberland estatesfl 1779-1785
NA11894Cavendish; William (1748-1811); 5th Duke of Devonshire; succ. 1764; styled Marquess of Hartington until 17641748-1811
NA40031Fletcher; Thomas (fl 1779-1785); Mr; of Whitwell surveyor and agentfl 1779-1785
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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