Document ReferencePl C 52/47
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck] Marquess of Titchfield [later 4th Duke of Portland], Welbeck, Nottinghamshire; 4 May 1801. Imperfect
Date4 May 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the 'production of Mr Russell's account' and the lack of a plan for the improvement of the duke's household economy; points out that a reduction in expenditure is as necessary as satisfying the creditors; discusses his views on the possible purchase of the Northumberland estates; offers help in avoiding excesses of income and in paying off the 'tradesmen creditors'.
Termdebts, 3rd Duke of Portland
ConditionUnfit for production

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41350Russell; Edward (fl 1783-1810); Mr; of Merstham and Reigate Surrey; receiver of the Duke of Portland's Buckinghamshire estatesfl 1783-1810
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
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