Document ReferencePl C 52/136
TitleLetter from [R. Payne] 1st Baron Lavington, Antigua, to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 27 July 1801
Date27 July 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionLetter is written by a scribe as Lord Lavington is under the operation of some blisters on his back and breast; writes that he [Lavington] has sent by the 'Lord Nelson', commanded by Captain Harwood, a turtle and 12 dozen of the best Antingua 'pine slips'; hopes that the duke received the pine slips, seeds and plants which he sent him by the fleet in May, and the turtle and 24 dozen pine slips which he sent 6 weeks ago under the care of Mr Herbert.

Letter written at the direction of Lord Lavington, when he was indisposed.
Termgifts, turtles
horticulture, plants, transportation of
medical treatments, surgery

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41464Harwood; - (fl 1801); Captainfl 1801
NA41349Herbert; Joseph (fl 1801); Mr; the President of the Council of Montserratfl 1801
NA35820Payne; Ralph (1739-1807); Baron Lavington; governor of the Leeward Islands 1771-76 and 1799-1807; M.P. Shaftesbury 1768-71; M.P. for New Woodstock 1795-991739-1807
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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