Document ReferencePl C 27/53
TitleLetter from William Speechly, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 13 Mar. 1779
Date13 March 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReceived the dukes order concerning the 'Pine Plants' for Lord Craven, but missed the wagon and has not been able to send them until now; will send 50 large and 150 smaller 'Pines'; has packed them in a case rather than a hamper as fears that the bad weather may damage them; has directed them to Burlington House, as had no other address of where to send them.
Termdomestic affairs, provisions

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA32415Craven; William (1738-1791); 6th Baron; succ. 1769; Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire 1786-911738-1791
NA40383Speechly; William (1733-1819); Mr; gardener to the 3rd Duke of Portland; author of several works on horticulture1733-1819
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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