Document ReferencePl C 52/60
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck] Marquess of Titchfield [later 4th Duke of Portland], Welbeck, Nottinghamshire to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 17 Dec. 1801. Imperfect
Date17 December 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that he waited until he had seen [the Reverend Mr] Otter and he had made some enquiries regarding Sutton before he answered the duke's letter; he will complete this enquiry in a few days; explains that Sutton is above value in the king's books and if he takes it, he has to give up his living in Essex, which is worth £140; reports on the likely death of Mr Sitwell; explains that he has injured his back when a servant took his chair from underneath him; has been told he must have an operation on his back or die, and has decided on the latter; mentions that this is also how his [Titchfield's] dear friend Tempest died.
Termmedical treatments, surgery
medical conditions, back injuries
ConditionUnfit for production
Fragile and very faint; partially indecipherable.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA37766Otter; Edward (1764-1837); Rev.; vicar of Bolsover 1798-1818; donative of Cotham and Sibthorpe 1806; rector of Bothal 1810-18371764-1837
NA41362Tempest; - (-1801); friend of Marquess of Titchfield-1801
NA40324Sitwell; - (fl 1801); Mrfl 1801
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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