Document ReferencePl C 52/128
TitleLetter from Count [Daniel] O'Connell, 14 King Street, London to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 1 Dec. 1801
Date1 December 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the claim of he and his brother for full pay, in their life times, as colonels of the late Irish Brigade; reminds the duke that a few months ago he told him [the writer] and the Count de Serrant that he had mentioned the matter to the Duke of York who believed that their claim was 'just'; mentions that he [the Duke of Portland] had said when they last met that he believed they would be successful in their claim; thanks the duke and begs that he intervene to help resolve the matter in their favour as soon as possible.
Termfinancial affairs, applications for assistance

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41455Serrant; - (fl 1801); Count of Serrantfl 1801
NA996Frederick Augustus (1763-1827); Duke of York and Albany; son of George III1763-1827
NA37225O'Connell; Daniel C. (c.1745-1833); Count O'Connell; Irish born soldier serving in French army; joined French exiles after the revolution and came to London 1792; landowner of St Dominguec.1745-1833
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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