Document ReferencePl C 52/71
TitleLetter from Sir George Dallas, Upper Harley Street, London to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; Dec. 1801
DateDecember 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionPresents the duke with his 'production' on a subject little understood, but very important to the national interest; believes he will be in disagreement with those he respects- the Directors of the East India Company; argues that they appear unanimous, but they are in fact divided; if they were united, he suggests, they would be in variance to the opinions of 'all the ablest and most experienced servants of the company' including Mr Pitt, Lord Wellesley, Mr Dundas and Mr Addington.
Termdisputes, company

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1091East India Company
NA979Pitt; William (1759-1806); Mr; the younger; statesman1759-1806
NA11395Dundas; Henry (1742-1811); 1st Viscount Melville; Lord Advocate of Scotland 1775-17831742-1811
NA15766Wellesley; Richard (1760-1842); Marquess Wellesley; governor-general of India1760-1842
NA8609Addington; Henry (1757-1844); 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Speaker of the House of Commons 1789-1801; PM 1801-04; cr. viscount in 18051757-1844
NA41379Dallas; George (1758-1833); 1st Baronet; political writer1758-1833
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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