Document ReferencePl C 41/12/1-2
TitleLetter from Ignatius Stanley, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W. Bentinck] 2nd Duke of Portland, with estimate; 15 May 1756
Date15 May 1756
Extent2 items
Content DescriptionEncloses an estimate of the new building, which is what the Bishop of Asaph when at Welbeck gave him orders to make and send to the duke; explains why it has taken longer than he wished it to; describes the advice he gave Lady Oxford concerning the building work; explains that the countess agreed and that he applied to her to undertake a half of the carpentry work, which she agreed to; asks the duke for the same privilege that the countess gave him for his sons; describes the limitations on his power to protect the countess.

Estimate for £3293 6/-, exclusive of what has been spent already.
Termestate business, Welbeck

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11968Drummond; Robert Hay- (1711-1776); Archbishop of York; Bishop of Asaph 1748-1761; Archbishop of York 1761-1776; brother of T. Hay 9th Earl of Kinnoul1711-1776
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA1046Bentinck; William (1709-1762); 2nd Duke of Portland1709-1762
NA35695Stanley; Ignatius (-1771); Mr; carpenter; employed by 2nd and 3rd Dukes of Portland-1771
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