Document ReferencePl C 31/1
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to John Woodhouse; 12 Dec. 1769
Date12 December 1769
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the account Woodhouse gave him of the discussion of whether his [the duke's] name should be inserted into the Commission of the Peace for Cumberland, which he thinks was very much as he expected; reports that Mr Hotham has written to say he has seen the [Lord] Chancellor and thinks that the duke's name will be added; is indifferent to whether he is or not, and requests that Woodhouse does not make an application for him; asks for Woodhouse's assistance with his brother's financial problems [probably Lord Edward Bentinck]; mentions the money that he [his brother] owes to Mr Turton, Mr Blaquiere and Mr Hippesley Coxe.
Termlocal affairs, Cumberland
appointments, local government

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40557Turton; - (fl 1769-1770); Mr; lent money to Lord Edward Bentinckfl 1769-1770
NA33612Coxe; Richard Hippisley (1742-1786); Mr; M.P. for Somerset 1768-841742-1786
NA40558Blaquiere; - (fl 1769-1770); Mr; lent money to Lord Edward Bentinckfl 1769-1770
NA1092Hotham; Beaumont (1737-1814); 2nd Baron Hotham; Baron of the Exchequer 1775-18051737-1814
NA1095Bentinck; Edward C. Cavendish (1744-1819); Lord; 2nd son of 2nd Duke of Portland1744-1819
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA35987Woodhouse; John (fl 1761-1778); Mr; legal adviser/agent of 3rd Duke of Portland?fl 1761-1778
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