Document ReferencePl C 62/12
TitleCopy letter from J. West, Umberslade Hall [Warwickshire], to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland]; 22 Oct. 1771
Date22 October 1771
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks the duke to order Mr Isatt to call on him in London the week after next in order to witness a lease to Thomas Nichol; begs to be released from the duties of a trust which would vest the estate under the will of the late Lady Oxford in him in the event of Mr Harley's death; complains of his ignorance and age, and asks to be sent a copy of 'my Lady Dutchess conveyance to your Grace of her whole Inheritance'.

wills, Countess of Oxford
Termestate business, Portland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA32951Isatt; - (fl 1771); Mrfl 1771
NA41839Nichol; Thomas (fl 1771); Mrfl 1771
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA12220West; James (1703-1772); Mr; Joint-Secretary of the Exchequer 1741-1762; M.P. St Albans 1741-1762 Boroughbridge 1768-17721703-1772
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
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