Document ReferencePl C 52/90/1-2
TitleLetter from George Hardinge to W.H.C. Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland; 29 Apr. 1801
Date29 April 1801
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionWrites to the duke on the matter of the fate of Aaron Williams, who he sentenced to death for robbery; is keen that the king should not mitigate this man's sentence and explains why he does not think Williams should be pardoned; describes him as the 'terror' of the community; describes also the situation with some of the gentry in Glamorgan who are ranged against the iron masters; encloses a copy of his address to the convicts [Pl C 52/91/3].

Date given is date letter was received.
Termjustice, royal mercy
punishments, execution
crimes, robbery

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41410Williams; Aaron (fl 1801); Mr; convictfl 1801
NA41411Hardinge; George (1743-1816); Mr; Solicitor-General and then Attorney-General to Queen Charlotte 1782-18161743-1816
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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