Document ReferencePl C 52/35
TitleDraft letter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland to George Smith; 29 Apr. 1801
Date29 April 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses Smith's application on behalf of Francis Steele Bond [see Pl C 52/156/1-2], who is to be transported for having stolen a large amount of money from William Alston; explains how this case will be affected by the current humane state of the administration of justice.

With some overscoring and corrections.
Termpunishments, transportation
justice, appeals for clemency
crimes, robbery

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41339Bond; Francis Steele (fl 1801); Mr; convictfl 1801
NA41340Alston; William (fl 1801); Mr; a butcher of Rochesterfl 1801
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA41341Smith; George (fl 1801); Mr; son of Nathaniel Smith MP for Rochesterfl 1801
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