Document ReferencePl C 27/36
TitleLetter from W. Manley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 13 Mar. 1779
Date13 March 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas passed on the contents of the duke's letter to Mr Lucas and some of the other Hasland freeholders; they want an advertisement to be placed in the Derby papers for a meeting at Chesterfield on the 24th to consider the enclosure and the duke's terms; thinks that the duke's terms will be consented to; discusses whether an eighteenth or a twentieth should be allotted to the duke for his share as Lord; explains that Mr Lax suggested an eighteenth to cover for 'damage' in getting the coal; hears that some of the freeholders suggested that he and Mr Lax should conduct it jointly as it will cost them no more than having one solicitor; has written to Mr Cleaver to tell him of the meeting; asks the duke to let them know which of them he will chose to be his solicitor.
Termenclosure, Hasland 1779

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40395Lucas; - (fl 1779); Mrfl 1779
NA32355Cleaver; John (-1779); Mr; steward to 3rd Duke of Portland 1771-79-1779
NA40392Lax; Anthony (fl 1778-1783); Mr; attorney at Chesterfieldfl 1778-1783
NA40064Manley; William (fl 1774-1783); Mr; attorney at Chesterfieldfl 1774-1783
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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