Document ReferencePl C 52/107
TitleLetter from the Very Reverend Richard Kaye, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 14 Sept. 1801
Date14 September 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers in detail to the case of Mr Chaloner, who had been educated largely at Kaye's expense and eventually took on the living of Wirksworth which he now wants to exchange; Kaye argues that Chaloner, however, is lacking in integrity and has been ungrateful and disrespectful to Lady Kaye; explains the effect of this on his own health; describes the next claim upon him, making provision for his wife's nephews; thinks that the only livings that might have become vacant were Darley and Ireton, and explains how he disposed of them; mentions that the claim of Lord Dartmouth and his family has now been removed from him; mentions the letter he had from Dartmouth; explains his financial situation.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11733Legge; William (1731-1801); 2nd Earl of Dartmouth1731-1801
NA41434Chaloner; - (fl 1801); Mr; protégé of Rev. Richard Kaye; sometime incumbent of Wirksworthfl 1801
NA35297Kaye; Helen (c.1745-1841); Lady Kaye; née Fenton; m 1stly Thomas Mainwaring; 2ndly Sir Richard Kaye 1791c.1745-1841
NA1097Kaye; Richard (1736-1809); 6th Baronet; chaplain to the King 1766; dean of Lincoln; rector of Kirkby Nottinghamshire; prebend of York Southwell and Durham1736-1809
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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