Document ReferencePl C 52/23
TitleLetter from Lord Frederick Bentinck, Dublin, Ireland to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 1 Nov. 1801. Imperfect
Date1 November 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that he has heard that their regiment is to be reduced and that many officers are concerned; hopes it is not improper to ask to know the details of such a reduction; mentions the surprise of everyone there at the death of Evelyn Pierrepont; comments that the General was very upset, although has now recovered; fears that William [Bentinck] did not arrive in time to witness the 'final operations of the Egyptian business', which he knows he will regret.
Termarmies, reductions in forces

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1105Bentinck; William H. Cavendish- (1774-1839); Lord; 2nd son of 3rd Duke of Portland; Governor-General of India 1827-351774-1839
NA8586Pierrepont; Evelyn Henry Frederick (1775-1801); Mr; M.P. Nottinghamshire 1796-1801; son of 1st Earl Manvers1775-1801
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA9421Bentinck; W. Frederick Cavendish- (1781-1828); Lord; 4th son of 3rd Duke of Portland1781-1828
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