Document ReferencePl C 31/2
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, Upper Grosvenor Street, London to John Woodhouse, Bridewell Hospital, London; 12 Feb. 1772
Date12 February 1772
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDoes not hold Woodhouse responsible for 'the unlucky step' taken by Mr Burton's clerk in delivering the special verdict to Sir J[ames] L[owther]'s agents; thanks Woodhouse for his zeal and energy; thinks no steps should be taken without the direction of the Council, on his behalf and on behalf of Wallace and Dunning; refers to the financial problems of his brother [Lord Edward Bentinck]; mentions he has given Mr Isatt enough money to pay the interest to Mr Gwilt, and to assure Gwilt that the money will be regularly paid to Childs in future.

With some financial calculations on reverse.
Termdebts, Lord Edward Bentinck
legal cases, Portland and Lowther 1760s-1770s

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13972Child and Company; bankers
NA33997Wallace; James T. (1729-1783); Mr; M.P. Horsham 1770-83; solicitor general 1778-80; attorney general 1780-82 and 1783; sided with 3rd Duke of Portland re. Cumberland affairs1729-1783
NA33275Dunning; John (1731-1783); 1st Baron Ashburton; solicitor-general 1768-701731-1783
NA40559Burton; - (fl 1771-1772); Mr; of Hatton Gardensfl 1771-1772
NA40560Gwilt; - (fl 1772-1774); Mrfl 1772-1774
NA34521Isatt; - (fl 1772); Mr; Marylebone agent of 3rd Duke of Portlandfl 1772
NA1050Lowther; James (1736-1802); Earl of Lonsdale1736-1802
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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