Document ReferencePl C 27/9
TitleLetter from John Cleaver, Carburton, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 5 Mar. 1779
Date5 March 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionHas received copy of a letter from Mr Manley's which he wrote to the duke about the enclosure of Hasland Common; reports that the coal here is of a greater value than it has been for some time which is due he thinks to the 'Navigation' and great amount used in the Iron Works; suggests it would be better to have it settled in the country before applying to Parliament; encloses [not present] an agreement he has made for Iron Stone (and hopes for the duke's approval) and suggests this indicates the expense of carrying on the Iron Works.
Termminerals, ironstone
mining, coal
enclosure, Hasland 1779

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40064Manley; William (fl 1774-1783); Mr; attorney at Chesterfieldfl 1774-1783
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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