Document ReferencePl C 52/32
TitleCopy letter from [W.H.C. Bentinck], Bulstrode, Buckinghamshire to [J. Parker] 2nd Baron Boringdon [later 1st Earl of Morley]; 11 Apr. 1801
Date11 April 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks Boringdon for his account of the state of Devon [see Pl C 52/133]; believes that the present restoration of order is due to the efforts of Boringdon and the other 'principal persons of property' in the county; thanks Boringdon for his observations on the dockmen, as the state of men in another dock has previously been a concern to government; regrets that the men of Plymouth call as loudly for reform as the men in this other dock; explains that he would like to acquaint Lord St Vincent with Boringdon's opinions and observations, as the regulations to deal with the matter will have to go through the naval department; mentions the excellent service of Colonel Bastard in the recent disturbances, and asks Boringdon to pass these compliments on.
Termcivil disorder, Devon 1801

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11711Jervis; John (1735-1823); 1st Earl of St Vincent; M.P. and admiral; K.B. 1782; cr. 1st Earl of St Vincent 17971735-1823
NA41307Bastard; John P. (1756-1816); Colonel; lieutenant-colonel of E. Devonshire Militia 1783; MP for Devonshire 1784-18161756-1816
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA41333Parker; John (1772-1840); 1st Earl of Morley; also 2nd Baron Boringdon; cr. Earl of Morley and Viscount Boringdon of North Molton 18151772-1840
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