Document ReferencePl C 52/147
TitleLetter from Edward Russell, Holland House, Reigate, Surrey to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 30 Dec. 1801. Imperfect
Date30 December 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to his proposal to Mr Campbell of 32 years purchase; encloses his answer [not present]; discusses a misunderstanding he had with Campbell over whether or not it would be 'an inducement to sell upon the principal of a farmer's rent'; knows the duke was keen to purchase the estate, but explains that it appears Campbell will not sell unless he can make more than the value; solicits the duke's help for the widow and brother of James Hurst, the carpenter, who want to continue in the business; adds that he has had a severe fit of the gout.
Termland, sales of
medical conditions, gout
ConditionUnfit for production

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41480Campbell; - (fl 1801); Mrfl 1801
NA41481Hurst; James (fl 1801); Mr; carpenterfl 1801
NA41350Russell; Edward (fl 1783-1810); Mr; of Merstham and Reigate Surrey; receiver of the Duke of Portland's Buckinghamshire estatesfl 1783-1810
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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