Document ReferencePl C 52/146
TitleLetter from [J. Rolle] 2nd Baron Rolle, Bicton, Devon to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 9 Apr. 1801
Date9 April 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that all is quiet; is sorry that the mob believes that its demands are not 'illegal or wrong'; write that Lord Fortescue has written to the duke about yesterday's proceedings; hopes the legislation will be enforced with success; mentions the mobs at Taunton and Exeter; writes of the need for firmness and of his disapproval of making too many concessions to the 'dictates of the mob'.
Termcivil disorder, Devon 1801

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA34150Fortescue; Hugh (1753-1841); 1st Earl Fortescue1753-1841
NA41332Rolle; John (1756-1842); 2nd Baron Rolle1756-1842
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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