Document ReferencePl C 52/33
TitleDraft letter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, London, to Governor Keppel; 14 Apr. 1801
Date14 April 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWants to recommend to Keppel's protection Monsieur Dudon, son of Pierre Jules Dudon, late Procurator General of the Parlement of Bordeaux, and Marie Cecile Desnarrots; writes that as both are dead, Dudon will inherit a portion of a plantantion in Martinique, called Hakaërt; explains that Dudon is planning to travel out there and take possession of it; adds that this is the only property that remains of the family fortune, which was wrecked by the French Revolution; adds that Dudon has been recommended to him by men of good reputation, upon whom he can rely; would consider any services that Keppel could do 'as obligations conferred upon myself' [the duke].
Termpatronage, requests for
colonies, Martinique
revolutions, France 1789, effects of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41302Dudon; - (fl 1801); Monsieur; son of Pierre J. Dudonfl 1801
NA41334Dudon; Pierre J. (fl 1780); Monsieur; procurator general of the Bordeaux Parlementfl 1780
NA41335Dudon; Marie C. (fl 1780); Madame; née Desnarrotsfl 1780
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA41304Keppel; - (fl 1801); Governor; Governor of Martiniquefl 1801
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