Document ReferencePl C 52/97
TitleLetter from John Heaton, Burlington Street, London to [W.H.C. Bentinck] 3rd Duke of Portland; 10 Sept. 1801
Date10 September 1801
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWrites that Edward Butler, who the duke appointed the distributor of stamps in a district in Lancaster on the application of Lords George and John Cavendish, has recently died; explains that Butler was the Duke of Devonshire's 'agent and receiver' in Lancashire and brother to Lord George's close and wealthy friend, Alexander Butler of Kirkland, Garstang; an application has been made to Addington by Rev. J. Butler, Brunswick Square, on behalf of Ralph Butler to succeed his father Edward as distributor; comments that Addington appears to favour Butler's application; mentions that the Duke of Devonshire has appointed Ralph Butler to succeed his father's work on his estates; adds that he [Heaton] has settled the pipe office account with Mr Lawten; has paid the balance into the duke's account with Messrs Snow and co.
Termappointments, civil service

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA41418Snow and Company, bankers, London ( see also Strahan Paul and Bates and Denne and Company)
NA41419Lawten; - (fl 1801); Mrfl 1801
NA41420Butler; J. (fl 1801); Rev.; of Brunswick Squarefl 1801
NA41421Butler; Edward (-1801); Mr; a distributor of stamps Lancashire-1801
NA41422Butler; Alexander (fl 1801); Mr; of Kirkland Garstangfl 1801
NA41423Butler; Ralph (fl 1801); Mr; son of Edward Butlerfl 1801
NA8609Addington; Henry (1757-1844); 1st Viscount Sidmouth; Speaker of the House of Commons 1789-1801; PM 1801-04; cr. viscount in 18051757-1844
NA8612Cavendish; George A.H. (1754-1834); 1st Earl of Burlington; son of 4th Duke of Devonshire; styled Lord Cavendish; cr. 1st Baron Cavendish and 1st Earl of Burlington of the 2nd creation 18311754-1834
NA11808Cavendish; John (1732-1796); Lord; son of 3rd Duke of Devonshire; Portland trustee; M.P.1732-1796
NA11894Cavendish; William (1748-1811); 5th Duke of Devonshire; succ. 1764; styled Marquess of Hartington until 17641748-1811
NA37700Heaton; John (-1818); of Burlington Street, London; agent to Duke of Portland-1818
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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