Document ReferencePl C 52/38
TitleDraft letter from [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland, Whitehall, London to [G. Finch] 9th Earl of Winchilsea; 15 May 1801
Date15 May 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that he had delayed in answering Winchilsea's letter as he wished first to consult with the Duke of York; refers to the case of Major Burton of the Rutland Militia and his possible resignation; mentions how happy he is to be able to serve Winchilsea.
Termresignations and dismissals, military

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA996Frederick Augustus (1763-1827); Duke of York and Albany; son of George III1763-1827
NA41344Burton; - (fl 1801); Major; of the Rutland militiafl 1801
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA13038Finch; George (1752-1826); 9th Earl of Winchilsea; succ. 1769 and Earl of Nottingham; Lord Lieutenant of Rutland 1779 - 18261752-1826
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