Document ReferencePl C 52/184/1-2
TitleCopy letter from Nathaniel Hall, Nassau, New Providence [Bahamas], to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 21 Mar. 1801
Date21 March 1801
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that in June he sent some seeds to the Duke by the ship 'Hind' and a turtle by the ship 'Royal Edward'; hopes they arrived safely; sends this letter with Governor Dowdeswell, whom he praises; is sure that if the Governor does not come back the Duke will provide someone equally as capable; writes that a box of seeds from him [Mr Hall] is entrusted to the care of the Governor.

On a second piece of paper: List of seeds sent with Governor Dowdeswell.
Termhorticulture, Caribbean plants

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA32598Dowdeswell; William (1761-1828); General; general and print-collector1761-1828
NA41527Hall; Nathaniel (fl 1801); Mr; of Nassau New Providencefl 1801
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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