Document ReferencePl C 52/129
TitleLetter from Count [Daniel] O'Connell, 14 King Street, London to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 31 Dec. 1801
Date31 December 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to he and his brother's claim to full pay in their lives as colonels in the late Irish Brigade; explains that since he made the claim to the duke, he has looked further into the methods of application and has discovered that it is also necessary to memorial Lord Hobart as War Minister; informs the duke he has done so; mentions the distinction between their claim and those of other colonels who raised foreign corps for the service; is confident of the duke's support when their case comes before the council.
Termpatronage, financial

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA15089Hobart; Robert (1760-1816); 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire; styled Baron Hobart 1798-18041760-1816
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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