Document ReferencePl C 52/102
TitleLetter from John Herring, Norwich, Norfolk to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, Burlington House, London; 2 Jan. 1802
Date2 January 1801
Extent2 f
Content DescriptionHopes that the duke will accept a brace of pheasants and a turkey which he has sent by coach; mentions how pleased he is that numbers in the workhouse have dropped and poor rates have decreased; adds that trade is flourishing, and that the workmen cannot keep up with demand; writes of his loyalty to the duke and the present administration; asks that the duke present him to the Queen when she is next in town.
TermPoor Law, workhouses
poverty, relief of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41430Herring; John (fl 1802); Mrfl 1802
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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