Document ReferencePl C 31/11
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, Burlington House, London to John Woodhouse, Bride Street, London; 13 Apr. 1778
Date13 April 1778
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionMentions that he wishes success to Lord Foley [2nd Baron of the 2nd creation]; has been delayed in town, so will be able to see Woodhouse in the afternoon about which he asked Mr Heaton to inform him; wishes that he could give him a direct answer to his letter, but there are more people involved in that business than just himself; however wishes to see a speedy end to the affair; reports that Mr W. Burke arrived in Madras at the end of August, a few days after the death of Lord Pigot.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA32653Pigot; George (1719-1777); Baron Pigot; M.P. and East India Company writer; died in custody of the council in India1719-1777
NA32436Foley; Thomas (1742-1793); 2nd Baron Foley; 2nd Baron of 2nd creation; succ. 17771742-1793
NA33038Burke; William (1729-1798); Mr; M.P. and supposed author of the 'Letters of Junius'1729-1798
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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