Document ReferencePl C 62/19
TitleLetter from [W.H.C. Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of] Portland, to John Heaton Esq.; 7 Jan. 1809
Date7 January 1809
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for the arrangement with Messrs Drummonds; answers Mr Heaton's letter of the 4th, which came with a letter from Lord Titchfield and other papers; gives his opinions on the felling of timber, explaining why it should be sold at auction; mentions that there is no timber on the Ogle estate; writes that he does not know who Lord Titchfield's woodman at Welbeck is, and that he had not liked Robin Mee; agrees that Mr Bailey should be asked to lay out a part of the Ogle estate for Mr Ogle, suggesting that it may as well be for £30,000, and that most of the rest should be sold; states that he is sure Mr Heaton 'will do whatever is right by my Brother'; explains that 'the enclosed' [not present] relates to a woman who would be 'the fourth generation that I have known employed by my Family'.
Termestate business, Portland
financial affairs, 3rd Duke of Portland
employment, female

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1045Bentinck; William H. Cavendish-Scott- (1768-1854); 4th Duke of Portland; styled Marquess of Titchfield 1768-18091768-1854
NA41850Mee; Robert (fl 1796-1809); Mr; woodman on the Duke of Portland's estates in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshirefl 1796-1809
NA41851Ogle; Nathaniel (1765-1813); Mr; of Kirkley Northumberland1765-1813
NA41085Bailey; John (fl 1807-1809); Mrfl 1807-1809
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA37700Heaton; John (-1818); of Burlington Street, London; agent to Duke of Portland-1818
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