Document ReferencePl C 46/13
TitleLetter from John Heaton, Burlington Street, London to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 1 Oct. 1779
Date1 October 1779
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a copy of the letter he received from Mr Hobson [Pl C 46/14] which will help the duke decide whether to employ Mr Brown in valuing the timber, and whether they should recall Mr Cleaver, whose contracts, he thinks, are more likely to embarrass than promote the sale of the estate; mentions arrangements surrounding the acceptance of the proposed endorsement on Brand's trust deed relative to the estates bought by the Duke of Portland from [Thomas] Brand [see Pl C 46/15]; hopes that this business might be completed while he remains there, watching the effects of Marylebone rent day; refers to the money he needs from the duke; mentions using the trustees named in the trust deed; comments that Mr Dent would not choose to act without Mr Palmer.
Termland, sales of
legal business, trusts
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA40385Brown; - (fl 1779); Mrfl 1779
NA41098Hobson; William (fl 1779-1813); Mr; agent for the Duke of Portland's Cumberland and Northumberland estatesfl 1779-1813
NA40562Dent; Robert (fl 1771-1796); Mr; bankerfl 1771-1796
NA32757Brand; Thomas (1749-1794); Mr; grandson of the 1st Duke of Kingston1749-1794
NA40385Brown; - (fl 1779); Mrfl 1779
NA32355Cleaver; John (-1779); Mr; steward to 3rd Duke of Portland 1771-79-1779
NA41099Clementson; John (fl 1774-1805); Mr; of Westminster and Richmondfl 1774-1805
NA37700Heaton; John (-1818); of Burlington Street, London; agent to Duke of Portland-1818
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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