Document ReferencePl C 27/28
TitleLetter from John Cleaver, Carburton, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 6 July 1779
Date6 July 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks the duke for his letter and will follow the duke's instructions; has written to Mr Brown to contact Dowland, who has been in Northumberland, to give him the duke's directions; thinks it would be better for him to consult with Mr Brown directly, who will help him as best he can and is more likely to know the best surveyors; has also written to Mr Nicolson; reports on the weather and the good health of the turnip crops.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40370Nicolson; John (fl 1779-1785); Mr; agent for the Duke of Portland's Cumberland estatesfl 1779-1785
NA40388Dowland; James (c.1751-1823); Mr; surveyorc.1751-1823
NA32898Brown; Richard (c.1746-); Mr; agent of 3rd Duke of Portland in Northumberland; son of John Brown of Kirkharlec.1746-
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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